Stephen King and Nolan Goth have been selected for the U.S Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy, Office of Nuclear Technology R&D 2018 Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Award.
Stephen King, undergraduate student from the Nuclear Engineering Department is currently working in the thermal-hydraulic research laboratory, and conducting experiments on our pebble bed facility. Stephen won the undergraduate student competition with his article titled “Pressure Drop Measurements in a Versatile Experimental Facility of Packed Spheres”
Nolan Goth, PhD candidate from the Nuclear Engineering Department has led the experimental activity on the 61-pin wire wrapped MIR bundle. He is one of the open competition with his publication titled ” Time-Resolved PIV/PTV Measurements on Interior Subchannels of a Wire-Wrapped 61-pin Hexagonal Fuel Bundle”