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WSU partnering with Japanese company in radiochemistry
May 15, 2017

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – The U.S. Transuranium and Uranium Registries, operated by Washington State University, will sign a memorandum of understanding with Kyushu Environmental Evaluation Association of Japan on Tuesday, May 16, at WSU Tri-Cities in Richland to partner for research opportunities, student experiences and the general sharing of knowledge.

Oct. 17: Research role in nuclear nonproliferation program
October 10, 2016

By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Research

PULLMAN, Wash. – The role of university research in national security will be discussed by the deputy administrator for defense nuclear nonproliferation for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, in the Goertzen Hall atrium at Washington State University.

Finding could improve nuclear reactors, detectors
September 19, 2016

plutonium-from-pnnlRICHLAND, Wash. – A Washington State University physics instructor and undergraduate have taken part in a study aimed at getting a better understanding of plutonium, a complex element with far-ranging applications in the fields of energy, security and the environment.

New capability supports U.S. energy, security needs
August 4, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – A first-of-its-kind-worldwide research capability will help unravel the mysteries of material behavior at extreme conditions and short time scales in support of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s vital national security missions.

New radiochemistry training offered to WSU grad students
July 25, 2016

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

WallPULLMAN, Wash. – A new radiochemistry trainee program at Washington State University will help address a critical shortage of scientists in the nuclear energy industry.

Summer internship leads to job months before graduation
September 2, 2015

By Ben Reynolds, AREVA

Jared-BeaucheneRICHLAND, Wash. – Jared Beauchene never figured he’d work in a nuclear fuel plant right out of college. But he will; in fact, he will start part-time as a mechanical engineer this fall with the AREVA company before turning full-time following spring graduation.

Video: Preserving the voices of Hanford’s unique past
December 10, 2013

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

BobBaumanKING5-150RICHLAND, Wash. – When Miles Pasch began working at the Hanford nuclear plant in 1945 most of his job in communications involved openly installing telephone lines throughout the site. One project, however, was top secret.