DOE Fellows

Plutonium in the Environment: Can we Predict its Subsurface Behavior? by Dr. Annie B. Kersting

Plutonium in the Environment: Can we Predict its Subsurface Behavior? by Dr. Annie B. Kersting

“Plutonium in the Environment: Can we Predict its Subsurface Behavior?” December 15, 2016 | 2:0 PM | Applied Research Center | EC 2186 There is an acute need to expedite progress toward a permanent storage facility that can safely isolate long-lived actinides and fission products from the biosphere. Significant uncertainty remains on how to safely store long-lived radionuclides that will make up the majority of the dose after a few hundred years. Plutonium…

11 months ago...

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FIU STEM Students Participating in Summer Internships Across the DOE Complex

FIU STEM Students Participating in Summer Internships Across the DOE Complex

Summer is here and 15 of our DOE Fellows are traveling across the country to participate in 10-week summer internships at Department of Energy (DOE) facilities. Our DOE Fellows will be interning at DOE Headquarters  in DC and Maryland, Oak Ridge National Lab (Oak Ridge, TN), Savannah River National Lab (Aiken, SC), Pacific Northwest National Lab (Richland, Washington State),  Washington River Protection Solutions (Richland, Washington State), Idaho National Lab (Idaho…

2 years ago...

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FIU Participation at the Waste Management 2014 Conference

FIU Participation at the Waste Management 2014 Conference

The Applied Research Center (ARC) at Florida International University (FIU) will be attending and making technical presentations at the upcoming Waste Management 2014 Conference (WM14) in Phoenix, Arizona, from March 2 – 6, 2014. Seven (7) professional oral and poster presentations will be given based on the applied research being conducted by ARC on behalf of DOE-EM in major areas of research: 1) High Level Waste, 2) Soil and Groundwater…

4 years ago...

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Florida International University’s Applied Research Center Hosts the 2012 DOE Fellows’ Induction Ceremony

Florida International University’s Applied Research Center  Hosts the 2012 DOE Fellows’ Induction Ceremony

On November 13, 2012, Florida International University’s (FIU’s) Applied Research Center (ARC) conducted the sixth (6th) annual DOE Fellows Induction Ceremony. This year, Ms. Alice Williams (Associate Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management) was one of the keynote speakers for the ceremony. Ms. Williams welcomed the FIU students to the DOE Fellows program and noted the impressive level of knowledge and skills…

5 years ago...

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The DOE Fellows program at Florida International University hosted Dr. Soon-Heung Chang

The DOE Fellows program at Florida International University hosted Dr. Soon-Heung Chang

The DOE Fellows program at Florida International University (https://arc.fiu.edu/Intern ) hosted Dr. Soon-Heung Chang during his visit to FIU. Dr. Soon-Heung Chang is the current President of the Korean Nuclear Society, as well as the Dean and Vice President at the prestigious Korea Advanced Institute for Science and Technology (KAIST).  During his visit to FIU, Dr. Chang had the opportunity to visit FIU’s laboratories and facilities where DOE Fellows and…

6 years ago...

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