ZAHRA MOHAGHEGH LEADS INDUSTRY-FOCUSED SCIENTIFIC INNOVATION FOR PROBABILISTIC RISK ASSESSMENT

See Full Article HERE Increased competition and fluctuations in the commercial electric sales market have renewed focus on using risk-informed approaches for developing safe and cost-effective operational strategies for nuclear power plants. Addressing this issue and in collaboration with industry partners, Zahra Mohaghegh, professor in Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering and director of the Socio-Technical Risk […]

MOHAGHEGH PROMOTES ILLINOIS’ LEADERSHIP IN SOCIO-TECHNICAL RISK ANALYSIS

Originally Published here: https://beckman.illinois.edu/news/2017/11/mohaghegh-pra By Doris Dahl & Justin Pence.  Published on November 28, 2017 The disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant in Japan and the catastrophic Macondo oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico are bitter reminders of the critical need to create innovative scientific solutions for risk management, risk-informed decision making, and […]

Tatsuya Sakurahara Receives Illinois Student Government’s Teaching Excellence Award

Congratulations to our very own Tatsuya Sakurahara for being an Excellent Teaching Assistant in the Field of PRA. See the Full Article HERE. Sakurahara has been recognized for his dedication as a teaching assistant in two NPRE courses on Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA), NPRE 461 (Probabilistic Risk Assessment) and NPRE 498/598 (Advanced Risk Analysis), which Mohaghegh […]

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity in SoTeRiA Laboratory

OPPORTUNITY The SoTeRiA Laboratory is looking or a Postdoctoral researcher to apply through the Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows or Beckman-Brown Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellows programs. The Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows and Beckman-Brown Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellows programs are intended for recent Ph.D.s or students in their final year of doctoral study with research interests relevant to the Beckman Institute. […]

ANS HONORS ZAHRA MOHAGHEGH WITH MARY JANE OESTMANN PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Assistant Prof. Zahra Mohaghegh is the 2016 winner of the American Nuclear Society Mary Jane Oestmann Professional Women’s Achievement Award. The Oestmann award of the 11,000-member ANS recognizes outstanding personal dedication and technical achievement by a woman in the fields of nuclear science, engineering, research or education.   http://npre.illinois.edu/news/ans-honors-zahra-mohaghegh-mary-jane-oestmann-professional-women%E2%80%99s-achievement-award

Mohaghegh team receives NSF grant to use big data analytics in new-generation probabilistic risk assessment

Source: http://npre.illinois.edu/news/mohaghegh-team-receives-nsf-grant-use-big-data-analytics-new-generation-probabilistic-risk-asse “NPRE Assistant Prof. Zahra Mohaghegh is the Principal Investigator on a five-year National Science Foundation (NSF) project that integrates big data analytics into Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA). Entitled “A Big Data-Theoretic Approach to Quantify Organizational Failure Mechanisms in Probabilistic Risk Assessment,” the $899,000 project is funded by two NSF programs: Science of Organizations (SoO) […]

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