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Cole Gentry and Nathan George
UT nuclear students receive national award
Two nuclear Ph.D. students at UT have just received high honors in the "Innovation and Fuel Cycle Research" award from the US Department of Energy, Fuel Cycle and Research Development.
A few years back, Nathan George received an internship with Oak Ridge National Laboratory. George met with professors and really liked working in the lab, so much so that he applied to UT's graduate school and was accepted.
Now the school is funding him to do research.
His award-winning research paper was titled "Neutronics Studies of Uranium-Based Fully Ceramic Micro-Encapsulated Fuel for PWR's."
PWR's are pressurized ...