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2017 Awards

NSE graduate student Miriam Rathbun wins Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

Miriam Rathbun, a graduate student in Benoit Forget’s group at MIT, has been awarded a 2017 Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) to support her Computational Reactor Physics research. ... more

Dennett, Magolan, Creely win 2017 Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Awards

NSE’s Cody Dennett, Benjamin Magolan, and Alexander Creely have won awards in the 2017 Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Awards sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Technology R&D. ... more

Nuno Loureiro wins prestigious NSF CAREER award

Newly tenured Asosciate Professor Nuno Loureiro, is among a select group of young scientists awarded the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award in 2017. more

2017 NSE Awards

The Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering and the student chapter of the American Nuclear Society hosted the annual awards dinner on on May 16, 2017. Meet the award winners. more

NSE’s Batista recognized for exceptional service and support

The MIT School of Engineering hosted its 17th annual Infinite Mile Awards ceremony on May 15, to recognize and reward members of the school’s administrative, support, service, and sponsored research staff whose work is of the highest caliber. The awards support the Institute’s and the School of Engineering’s objectives for excellence. more

Yildiz students take gold and silver at Materials Research Society conference

Qiyang Lu and Lixin Sun won Graduate Student Awards at the 2017 Spring Materials Research Society conference. more

NSE’s Hether Barry wins the 2017 James N. Murphy Award

Established in 1967 the James N. Murphy Award is given to a non-faculty employee whose spirit and loyalty exemplify this kind of inspired and dedicated service, especially with regard to students. more

NSE’s Dennis Whyte is committed to caring

Professor Dennis Whyte has made a significant impact in affecting positive change as the head of the Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering and director of the Plasma Science and Fusion Center. more

NSE graduate student Yang Yang wins two awards at 2017 ANS Student Conference

NSE graduate student Yang Yang won the Best in Materials Science and Technology Award for his podium presentation entitled “The Necessity of Full-3D Monte Carlo Simulations for Ion Irradiation” at the 2017 American Nuclear Society Student Conference. ... more

NSE’s Gaston and Liu win awards at the 2017 M&C conference

Third-year graduate students, Derek Gaston and Zhaoyuan Liu, from the Computational Reactor Physics Group (CRPG) won awards for their presentations at the 2017 International Conference on Mathematics and Computational Methods Applied to Nuclear Science and Engineering (M&C 2017). Gaston won the award for his presentation entitled “Verification of MOCkingbird, an Unstructured-Mesh, Method of Characteristics Implementation Using the MOOSE Multiphysics Framework”. Liu won the award for his presentation entitled “Progress of Cumulative Migration Method for Computing Diffusion Coeffcients with OpenMC”.

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