Western’s research program gets huge boost with new $1.1M gift from the Nuclear Waste Management Organization
Western scientists engage with best international minds to ensure safe storage of used nuclear fuel
Corrosion continues to cause major health and infrastructure problems worldwide. To bring attention to the issues, the World Corrosion Organization acknowledges April 24, 2021 as Corrosion Awareness Day.
Western materials engineer Hamid Abdolvand and his team discovered important factors into the deformation of metals used in automobiles and nuclear reactors, and developed new models to predict the lifetimes of these materials.
Western research into the developing and testing nuclear waste storage technologies was recently showcased as officials from the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) paid a visit to Western for a high-level update on the progress of their work.
Most of us strive to leave a legacy for a few generations. A team led by Chemistry professor Jamie Noël, however, is working towards a million-year legacy.
The words ‘clean’ and ‘radiation’ rarely find a home in same sentence. But that’s not the case for Clara Wren. The Western Chemistry professor is working on a project she’s titled Radiation: Creative, Clean and Efficient Manufacturing Processes.