Nuclear Engineering Undergrads Win Awards

April 20, 2015

Award winners from ANS Student ConferenceThree students from the Nuclear Engineering Department received awards at the 2015 ANS Student Conference. Senior, Patrick O’Rouke, won a best paper award for “A Master Equation Formulation of the Joint Neutron-Photon Probability Distribution in a Multiplying System.” Juniors Jamie Gerard and James Pike were awarded a best presentation award for “Experimental study toward resolution of GSI-191 during Loss of Coolant Accident Conditions.”

Congratulations Patrick, Jamie and James!

The 2015 ANS Student Conference was held April 9th-11th 2015 at Texas A&M in College Station, Texas. The theme for the conference was Powering Tomorrow Together. The goal of the conference was to highlight the growing globalization of the nuclear and health physics industries. The conference provided attendees the opportunity to become familiar with the nuclear community through workshops, technical sessions, special paper tracks, and interaction with students from throughout the US and the world.