Texas A&M Engineering hosts nuclear technology seminar

January 30, 2007
| By: Aubrey Bloom

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — More than 50 professionals from educational institutions, governments and industries throughout the world have come to College Station for a three-week seminar in nuclear technology. The seminar, Seminar and Training on Scaling, Uncertainty and 3-D Coupled Code Calculations in Nuclear Technology (3-D S.UN.COP), includes lessons in best-estimate methods nuclear reactors, and simulations and uncertainty evaluations of the reactors. Dr. W. Dan Turner, director of the Texas Engineering Experiment Station's Energy Systems Laboratory, and Dr. Yassin A. Hassan, associate head and professor in Texas A&M University's Department of Nuclear Engineering, welcomed the participants to 3-D S.UN.COP on Monday, Jan. 22. Dr. César Malavé, assistant dean for recruitment and international programs in Texas A&M's Dwight Look College of Engineering, presented an overview of the Look College and its international recruitment program at a banquet Thursday, Jan. 25. The seminar will continue through Friday, Feb. 9, mostly in the Plaza Hotel and Suites. 3-D S.UN.COP is hosted by the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Energy Systems Laboratory, and co-organized by the University of Pisa's Department of Mechanical, Nuclear and Production Engineering. For more information about 3-D S.UN.COP, visit the course's Web site.

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