Nuclear Forensics, Radiation Detection and Advanced Nuclear Reactor Technology
March 7, 2016
Research involves technologies for detection and analysis of nuclear materials including laser ionization/mass spectrometry and passive radiation detection for non-proliferation and other purposes; and the development of compact advanced nuclear reactors.
Scintillation detector with fast neutron source
Sketch of small transportable lead-cooled nuclear reactor
Thesis Research Opportuntiites
Thesis research can be theoretical or experimental in nature and can involve laser technology, radiation-matter interaction or nuclear reactor physics.
Additionally, collaboration with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory on these or other topics can be considered.