April, 2021 - Abdulsalam I. Shakhatreh receives the 2021-2022 ANS Decommissioning and Environmental Sciences Division Scholarship. Congratulations!!
May, 2020 - Congratulation to Nick Burns and Abdulla Alblooshi for receiving their B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Tech!!
May 8, 2020 - Paul Hurley defended his MS thesis on “Application of Optical Fiber Sensors for Quenching Temperature Measurement”. Congratulations!!
April 14, 2020 - Dr. Duarte was award $50k through the IIHCC (Intelligent Infrastructure for Human-Centered Communities) Destination Area. The proposal entitled “Investigation of Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) Dry Cask System for Long-Term Storage” is a collaboration with Dr. Rebecca Cai from the MSE Department and Dr. Sonja Schmid from the STS Department.
January, 2020 - Welcome Ali H. Karabacak to HEATS Lab!
November 20, 2019 - Dr. Duarte gives an invited talk at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on “A Review of Quenching Experiments and Application of Fiber Optic Sensing”.
November, 2019 - Congratulation to Paul Hurley for publising in the American Nuclear Society Winter Meeting. His paper entitled "Fiber Optic Applications in Quenching Temperature Measurement" is part of his MS thesis.
August, 2020 - Welcome Bruno Serrao, Elvan Sahin, and Abdulsalam Shakhatreh! Our new graduate students!
July 31, 2019, Congratulations to Paul Hurley for receiving the NRC Fellowship!