Nuclear energy

Multi-physics and Multi-Scale Benchmarking and Uncertainty Quantification within NEA/OECD Framework
The development of multi-physics multi-scale coupled methodologies for Light Water Reactor (LWR) analysis requires comprehensive validation and verification procedures, which include well-established benchmarks developed in international cooperation.
Rapid Assessment Methods for Environmental Radioactivity Training Course
Argonne's Environmental Science and Nuclear Engineering Divisions in collaboration with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are hosting a training course on rapid assessment methods for environmental radioactivity.

The course addresses the needs of Analytical Laboratories for the Measurement of Environmental Radioactivity (ALMERA) network laboratories interested in enhancing their rapid analytical capabilities supporting the assessment of environmental contamination in emergency situations.

Producing Liquid Transportation Biofuels from Sweet Sorghum
Sweet sorghum has been recently identified as a potential energy crop by USDA.

This crop offers many advantages, such as:

Universal method makes used nuclear fuel reprocessing cooler and saferMarch 13, 2014

A technique developed by scientists at Argonne and Pacific Northwest National laboratory separates the most radioactive elements of used nuclear fuel in one step.

Benoit DionneFebruary 25, 2014

Nuclear Engineer

2014 Mo-99 Topical Meeting
The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) in partnership with Argonne will host the 2014 Mo-99 Topical Meeting.

The meeting will take place Tuesday, June 24, through Friday, June 27, 2014 at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza in Washington D.C.

Registration is now open »

The NSSA is inviting attendees to submit an abstract for oral presentation at the Topical Meeting in one of the following sessions:

Adventures in Pro-Nuclear Advocacy
Politics is nuclear energy's ONLY issue. That's why nuclear energy professionals need to start showing up and speaking out.