Exploring geologic disposal options for nuclear waste in Israel

Exploring geologic disposal options for nuclear waste in Israel

July 28, 2022, 2 PM in EC 2186 FIU-ARC is pleased to share that Dr. Paul Dixon, Deputy Director, Civilian Nuclear Programs Office, Los Alamos National Laboratory will be giving a lecture on July 28, 2022, at 2 PM in EC 2186 on Exploring geologic disposal options for nuclear waste in Israel.  Summary: The objective of NNSA/IAEC collaboration is to evaluate the feasibility and safety of an intermediate-depth borehole for disposal…

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FIU’s Applied Research Center Kicks Off AI Partnership with Broward College

FIU’s Applied Research Center Kicks Off AI Partnership with Broward College

Miami, July 7th, 2022 Florida International University’s Applied Research Center and Broward College have established a partnership to develop the next generation of Artificial Intelligence professionals. The main goal of the program is to encourage minority students to pursue higher education degrees in the areas of computer science and computer engineering. This new program is funded by the US Department of Education with the intention of engaging STEM students in…

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Hanford Collaborates With Universities on Robots to Evaluate Tank Integrity

Hanford Collaborates With Universities on Robots to Evaluate Tank Integrity

RICHLAND, Wash. – Robot technology is providing new ways to monitor the integrity of underground double-shell waste-storage tanks at the Hanford Site. Under a cooperative agreement with DOE, Florida International University (FIU) recently worked with EM Office of River Protection (ORP) tank operations contractor Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) to test a miniature magnetic rover, deploying it at a tank in the site’s AP Tank Farm. “It is always great to see the research that the students…

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Pieter Hazenberg

Pieter Hazenberg

Sr. Research Scientist Bio EC 2184 Email 305-348-8218 CV Pieter Hazenberg’s career focusses around the theme of hydrology and hydrometeorology with over 20 publications on lateral surface and subsurface flow, and land-atmosphere processes. He enjoy working in and leading teams that focus on multi-disciplinary complex questions and need in-depth answers. His experience ranges from topics related to 1) precipitation and temperature variability, 2) groundwater river interactions, and 3) modeling hydrological…

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Passing of our colleague Dr. David Kadko

Passing of our colleague Dr. David Kadko

It is with profound sadness that I inform you of the passing of Dr. David Kadko, Research Professor and Associate Director of the Applied Research Center (ARC). He passed away on February 20, 2022. Dr. Kadko pursued his passion for research tracing the pathways and discovering the rates of various oceanic processes utilizing naturally occurring radioactivity.  He was involved in studies crossing over different disciplines of oceanography. A few of his colleagues shared…

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Kexin Jiao

Kexin Jiao

Dr. Jiao is an applied material scientist interested in functional polymeric material synthesis, characterization, and engineering. His research covered biocompatible hydrogel synthesis for high mechanical strength artificial tissue engineering, nanoporous polymeric probe fabrication for nanolithography, and three-dimensional (3D) micro-architecture designing for environmental applications.

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Masudur Siddiquee

Masudur Siddiquee

Postdoctoral Associate Bio EC1243 Email 305.348.4238 Dr. Masudur R. Siddiquee is a Postdoctoral Associate at the Applied Research Center (ARC) of Florida International University. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Florida International University in 2020. His M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees are in Applied Physics, Electronics and Communication Engineering. His research interests include Machine learning, Deep learning, Cloud Computing, IoT, Sensors, and Cyber Security. Dr. Siddiquee…

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Artificial Intelligence for EM Problem Set (Soil and Groundwater)

Artificial Intelligence for EM Problem Set (Soil and Groundwater)

Sensor Data Analysis and Visualization from the Wells at the SRS F-Area using Machine Learning / Deep Learning The traditional method of groundwater monitoring for contaminant transport dynamics based on periodic collection and analysis of samples is not suitable for forecasting and proactive measurement to ensure regulatory compliance. Department of Energy – Office of Environmental Management (DOE-EM) has taken the initiative to develop a new paradigm for long term monitoring…

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Artificial Intelligence for EM Problem Set (D&D)

Artificial Intelligence for EM Problem Set (D&D)

Structural Health Monitoring of D&D Facility to Identify Cracks and Structural Defects for Surveillance and Maintenance Structural health monitoring is imperative to the ongoing surveillance and maintenance (S&M) across the DOE complex. As these facilities await decommissioning, there is a need to understand the structural health of these structures. Many of these facilities were built over 50 years ago and, in some cases, these facilities have gone beyond operational life…

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