On Monday, April 4, 2016, the Texas A&M Energy Institute hosted Texas Optimization Day, one-day conference aimed to create an opportunity for researchers across the state to share their research and educational developments in the field.
With more devices connected to the internet, homes have become smarter. It’s possible for a refrigerator to send shopping reminders, and to control the lights or thermostat while away from home. But as the things around us become smarter, there is a growing need to ensure that they also become safer.
Researchers at the Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) in conjunction with the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, and Professor Charles M. Folden III at the Cyclotron Institute, have developed a new method in nuclear forensics research to determine the reactor origins of weapons-grade plutonium.
Dr. Alan Needleman, TEES Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Materials Science at Texas A&M University, chaired the program committee for the 2016 annual conference of The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST).