Hastening Innovation in Materials for Energy

Dr. Michael Short, Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will discuss the technical causes and solution to two of the biggest problems in geothermal and nuclear energy systems – fouling and radiation damage – which …

Mn-51 and -52g for Positron Emission Tomography Imaging

Dr. Jonathan W. Engle, Assistant Professor and Cyclotron Jockey, Departments of Medical Physics and Radiology
at UW-Madison, will describe the production methods we have developed, including measurements made to correct the accepted half-life of Mn-51 by more than 5σ. I …

Current status of the VTR core design

Dr. Florent Heidet, Core Design and Safety Analysis Lead for VTR at Argonne National Lab, will give an overview of the preliminary VTR core design configuration and associated performance. It will discuss the testing performance such as flux levels and …

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Dr. Marat I. Latypov, University of California Santa Barbara, will discuss research developments focused on physics-based models, data-driven models, and their incorporation into cloud-based platforms for easy access and efficient use by materials scientists and engineers.…

The Effect of Alloying on the Structure and Properties of Uranium

Dan J. Thoma, Professor in Materials Science and Engineering & Director of the Grainger Institute for Engineering at UW-Madison, will outline efforts to define the baseline equilibrium and metastable properties of U alloys. With the information from baseline studies, the …