Tag: nuclear reactor

Missouri S&T nuclear engineering student travels the world to research advanced nuclear concepts

Posted by on August 17, 2018

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A Missouri S&T student heads to France next week where he will study nuclear reactor physics, fuels and systems in a country that gets 80 percent of its energy from nuclear power.

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Looking inside a nuclear fuel pin to improve nuclear energy

Posted by on August 2, 2018

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The search for safe and environmentally friendly renewable energy sources is one of the biggest challenges currently facing humanity. One environmentally friendly and virtually inexhaustible energy source under development is the next generation of nuclear reactors and, along with them, new types of fuels.

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Suspicious package determined not to be a threat, investigation continues

Posted by on June 17, 2017

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A plastic bag of materials discovered Friday near the nuclear reactor on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus has been determined to be free of explosives or any dangerous chemicals, Missouri S&T police say. Campus buildings that were evacuated yesterday are once again open and the university is operating under normal conditions.

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S&T modular reactor consortium funds two initiatives

Posted by on January 14, 2014

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Missouri’s multi-university Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Research and Education Consortium, led by Missouri S&T, has selected its first two research initiatives for funding.

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Hyoung Koo Lee named associate chair of mining and nuclear engineering

Posted by on August 23, 2013

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Dr. Hyoung Koo Lee, associate professor of mining and nuclear engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named associate chair of the mining and nuclear engineering department and director of the Missouri S&T Nuclear Reactor. The appointment takes effect Sept. 1.

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S&T to lead partnership with industry in modular reactor consortium

Posted by on July 29, 2013

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  Ameren and Westinghouse Electric Co. are tapping into the expertise of Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) and the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU) to conduct research that will benefit the nuclear energy industry.

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