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Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis (NESLS) - Spring 2018 OR Summer 2018

Opportunity with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)

NESLS Goals •Maximize the abilities of students through cooperative research with mentors at a national laboratory •Increase research opportunities •Provide a learning environment useful to both national laboratories and students •Train the next generation of nuclear scientists

Research areas of interest may include:

Nuclear Security Technologies: Material protection, control, and accounting, Radiation detection, Safeguards Transportation technologies, Arms control assessments, Fissile material, Detection Export control, Fissile material disposition, Nuclear threat reduction

Nuclear Systems Analysis, Design, and Safety: Radiation shielding, Systems analysis, Reactor physics, Facility safety, Criticality safety, Risk assessment, Thermal hydraulics, Regulatory support, Nuclear data and codes, System instrumentation and controls, Material and fuel irradiation, Enrichment technology, Advanced space reactors

Fuels, Isotopes, and Nuclear Materials: Nuclear fuels, Separations science and technology, Heavy element production, Nuclear process and equipment design, Stable and radioactive isotopes, Robotics and remote handling, Medical isotope development, Chemical engineering

Qualifications

Must apply at https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/3645 by January 6, 2018 for Spring term

Must apply at https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/3685 by February 28, 2018 for Summer term (must start by June 15 and end on or after August 10, 2018)

• Current AAS, BS, MS, and PhD students – Majors related to Engineering, Earth and Geosciences, Environmental and Marine Sciences, Life Health and Medical Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Nanotechnology, Chemistry, Physics, International Relations, Political Science, Government, Policy, Risk Analysis, Science Writing, Public Affairs, and Computer Sciences • Stipend based on academic status – range from $529/week to $935/week for full-time; pro-rated for part-time • Travel/Housing assistance (if eligible) • Professional development activities • Minimum GPA - 3.0/4.0 • Open to U.S. and Eligible International Citizenship

For More information: orau.org/ornl/

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ( flores64 )
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Start Date: 17-10-30
End Date: 18-02-28

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