In Memoriam: Prof. Joonhong Ahn

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Professor of Nuclear Engineering at UC Berkeley and NSSC collaborator and friend, Joonhong Ahn died in Japan on Sunday, June 19, 2016. Since his diagnosis in April 2015 with advanced liver cancer and throughout his treatment regimen, he maintained a relentless pace of work in service to the profession, the department and his students.

Professor Ahn received B.S., M.S. and D.Eng. degrees at the University of Tokyo, and his Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering at UC Berkeley, studying under Professor Paul Chambré ...

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NSSC Students Honored with Awards at UITI Review Meeting

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Oral and poster presenters competed for four awards as a part of the University & Industry Technical Interchange (UITI) Program & Technical Review Meeting held June 7-9, 2016 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Three of these awards went to students of the Nuclear Science and Security Consortium. The UITI Meeting was hosted by the Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation.

Ross Barnowski, University of California, Berkeley, won for his oral presentation on “Volumetric Gamma-Ray Imaging ...

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NSSC-MSI Collaborative Research yields PRL

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As a part of the NSSC-Minority Serving Institution Collaboration, Paul Gueye from Hampton University and Michael Thoennessen from Michigan State University worked as partners on research conducted at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory.

As a part of this collaboration, during 2013-2015 academic years, NSSC funding supported Mr. Adeleke Adeyemi, PhD student at Hampton University, to assist Ms. Jessica Freeman in her data analysis and simulation work at NSCL. Adeyemi’s work focuses on the production of a highly polarized ...

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