Accomplishments

Welcome to Accomplishments, the place to read about the successes of your UNLV co-workers.

July 27, 2012
Robert O'Brien (Harry Reid Center for Environmental Studies) received a $75,000 grant from National Security Technologies (NSTec) for high output DD-DT support.
July 27, 2012
Thomas Hartmann (Harry Reid Center for Environmental Studies) received a $795,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy/Nuclear Energy University Programs, for studying thermodynamic and microstructural mechanisms in the corrosion of advanced ceramic tc-bearing waste forms and thermophysical properties.
July 27, 2012
Ken Czerwinski (Harry Reid Center for Environmental Studies) and Ralf Sudowe (Health Physics and Diagnostic Science) received a $596,146 grant from National Security Technologies (NSTec) for development of synthetic debris for nuclear forensics.
July 27, 2012
Ken Czerwinski (Harry Reid Center for Environmental Studies) recently received two grants. One, a $790,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy/Nuclear Energy University Programs, will be used for electrochemical corrosion studies for modeling metallic waste form release rates. He also received a $250,000 grant from Idaho National Laboratory...
July 27, 2012
Denis Beller (Harry Reid Center for Environmental Studies) received a $198,660 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy/Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the development of a nuclear criticality safety education and training program at UNLV.
July 20, 2012
Darrell W. Pepper (Mechanical Engineering) won the 2012 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Energy Systems Award. He received the award at a luncheon that took place in conjunction with the 11th International Energy Conservations Engineering Conference in Atlanta. Pepper was honored for his sustained development of novel...
June 27, 2012
Ruben Garcia wrote the book Marginal Workers: How Legal Fault Lines Divide Workers and Leave Them Without Protection (New York University Press, 2012). In the book, Garcia weaves together vivid stories about workplace settings with thought-provoking ideas about legal boundaries, policy, and law reform.
December 1, 2007
Kwang Kim (Mechanical Engineering) was named recently named an American Society of Mechanical Engineers Fellow. “A fellow is one who has attained a membership grade of distinction, at the time of advancement shall be a corporate member of the Society, shall have been responsible for significant engineering achievements, and shall have not less...
September 25, 2006
Linda Stetzenbach (Environmental & Occupational Health) was appointed by the National Academy of Sciences as one of 14 members to its Committee on Protecting Occupants of Department of Defense (DOD) Buildings from Chemical or Biological Release. The committee, which convened for the first time in September, will conduct a study for the Defense...

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