This summer, we have three students finishing up their degrees with us: Janna Wells, completing her Masters degree. Janna will begin a postgraduate appointment at ORNL. Jeremy Townsend, completing his Masters degree. Jeremy is now employed by ORNL. Jim White, […]
I’m very pleased to announce that Jason Crye will receive his PhD “hood” Thursday afternoon, May 9, at the University of Tennessee’s graduate hooding ceremony. As his major professor, I get the privilege of placing Jason’s hood on him, symbolically […]
From the UT Institute for Nuclear Security’s site: The U.S. Department of State will be hosting their Fourth Annual Generation Prague Conference on June 10-11, 2013, in Washington, DC. This year’s conference focus is “Building a Strategy for Peace,” and […]
Chemical and Engineering News, a publication of the American Chemical Society, is reporting on a paper from NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies looking at the human costs of energy production. The paper, published in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Science […]
Professor Howard Hall was quoted in a recent article in the Knoxville News-Sentinel on the rising tensions around North Korea. “I think there is no credible threat that North Korea can pose to the U.S. homelands,” Hall said. “I don’t […]
We were very pleased to learn today that the University of Tennessee’s Nuclear Engineering Department (UTNE) has moved up substantially in the US News and World Report’s ranking of Nuclear Engineering program. This year, UTNE is ranked number 6 overall […]
I’m cross-posting this as a courtesy to our colleagues at the Stanley Foundation — they are seeking a nuclear security policy program officer. The Stanley Foundation brings fresh voices, original ideas, and lasting solutions to debates on global and regional […]
Professor Hall gave a presentation on Friday, February 15, 2013, to the East Tennessee Economic Council on the UT Institute for Nuclear Security. The pdf of the talk is available here (17 MB).
Professor Hall was among seven UT faculty (and several ORNL staff as well) inducted as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. A picture of the inductees present at the Boston meeting of the AAAS (between blizzards!) […]
Local television station WBIR ran a nice segment on our work and the UT Institute for Nuclear Security last night. See it here.