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NRE/MP Hosts Nuclear Science Merit Badge Workshop

The Georgia Institute of Technology chapter of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) recently hosted a nuclear science merit badge workshop for local area troops of the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America.

Georgia Tech No. 2 Best Nuclear Engineering Bachelor's Degree

College Choice, a leading authority in college and university ranking and resources, has named Georgia Institute of Technology number two in it's recently published 2016 ranking for Best Bachelor's in Nuclear Engineering. College Choice created the 2016 ranking for B

Utschig Receives Curriculum Innovation Award

Georgia Tech cultivates, recognizes, and rewards great teaching to promote better learning.

Varian Medical Systems to Expand Operations in Atlanta

Varian to create a new East Coast hub that will consolidate the company's current Atlanta-based operations and provide space for adding up to 100 jobs

Woodruff School Alumni: Where Are They Now?

Recently, we caught up with Woodruff School alumnus, Mickey Wade (MSNE ’87, PhDNE ’91), and asked him some questions to learn about his current whereabouts.

Company Founded by Tim Fox, Alumnus and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Acquired by Varian

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. announced it has signed an agreement with Velocity Medical Solutions, LLC to acquire certain assets of Velocity, a privately-held Atlanta-based developer of specialized software for cancer clinics. c

Hertel to Join ORNL

Dr. Nolan Hertel has accepted a Joint Faculty Appointment in the Environmental Sciences Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

NRE Undergrads Take Course at ORNL

NRE 4803 Nuclear Safeguards students visit the Oak Ridge National Laboratory during Spring Break 2013.

4 NRE Students Receive Financial Support to Pursue Degree

The Energy Department awarded nearly $5 million to undergraduate and graduate students across the country pursuing nuclear engineering and science degrees, four of these students are at Georgia Tech.

ARES Security Appoints Woodruff Alumns as President

ARES Security Corporation, an enterprise security risk management solutions company, has named Ben Eazzetta (BSNE '96, MSME '97) as its President.

NRC Names NRE Alumnus as Resident Inspector at Wolf Creek

The NRC has selected Charles Peabody, BSNRE '04, as the senior resident inspector at the Wolf Creek nuclear plant in Burlington, Kansas.

Woodruff School Graduate Program Ranks #5 in Nation

The George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering graduate program has earned its highest mark in ten years from U.S.

Founding Director of Nuclear Engineering Passes

Dr. Bill Harrison III, founding Director of Nuclear Engineering, died peacefully on Wednesday, July 25, 2012.

Alumnus Appointed Nuclear Safety Attaché

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has named Dr. Cynthia G. Jones to a term as the agency’s new Nuclear Safety Attaché at the U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna, Austria.

2012 SunShot Concentrator Solar Power R&D Awards

The DOE has announced the winners of the SunShot Concentrator Solar Power (CSP) Research and Development Awards for 2012.

Vice Provost Ray Vito to Retire

Following 37 years of service to Georgia Tech as a professor, researcher, administrator and advocate, Ray Vito has announced his intention to retire at the end of May.

Drs. Rousseau and Wepfer Honored for Leadership in Diversity

School Chairs Ronald Rousseau and William Wepfer received 2012 Georgia Tech College of Engineering ADVANCE Leadership Awards in recognition of their commitment to the values of equity, diversity, excellence, and advancement of faculty.

Georgia Tech Receives $3.1M for Nuclear Energy Research

Georgia Tech has been awarded $3.1 million from the U.S. Department of Energy for research and scholarships focused on nuclear energy. The Obama Administration handed out a total of $47 million to 46 schools across the country on May 8.

NRE: Winning Major during GT Engineers Week

The winning major of the inaugural competition during National Engineers Week, organized by the Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society, was the nuclear and radiological engineering program from the George W. Woodruff School.

Alumnus Elevated to ASHRAE Fellow

Alumnus Constantinos Balaras, MSME '85 and Ph.D. '88, Elevated to ASHRAE Fellow

View ASHRAE website.