UTEP Receives $1.4 Million to Increase Focus on Nuclear Engineering

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The University of Texas at El Paso, an NSSC MSI Research Institution, was awarded a $1.4 million grant to establish new courses in nuclear engineering and to conduct research on next-generation materials for nuclear reactors. The four-year grant will fund multiple internships for UTEP students to participate in nuclear energy research at the University of California, Berkeley; the University of California, Davis; or the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). More information is available here.

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In Memoriam: Stanley Prussin, NSSC Berkeley PI

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Professor Stanley Prussin died at home in Kensington, California on August 20, 2015 after a lengthy illness.

He received his B.S. (1960) from MIT, and his M.S. (1962) and Ph.D. (1964) from the University of Michigan, all in Chemistry.  After postdoctoral work at LBNL, he joined the Nuclear Engineering Department at Berkeley in 1966, where he served until his transition to Professor of the Graduate School in 2004.

Professor Prussin was internationally recognized in nuclear physics, chemistry, and instrumentation. He was the ...

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