SoTeRiA Laboratory Receives NRC Grant to Advance Uncertainty Analysis for Risk-Informed Regulation of Advanced Reactors and Aging Plants

The Socio-Technical Risk Analysis (SoTeRiA) Research Laboratory in the Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering (NPRE) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) has received a $500,000 grant (2021-2024) from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for “Advancing Uncertainty Analysis Processes in Risk-Informed Regulatory Framework to Support Simulation Approaches for Aging Plants and Advanced Reactors”. […]

Spring 2021 Engineering Undergraduate Research Fair

The Socio-Technical Risk Analysis (SoTeRiA) Research Laboratory will be presenting at the University of Illinois Grainger College of Engineering Spring 2021 Engineering Research Fair, which will be held virtually on Thursday February 25, 2021 from 4-6pm. The Engineering Research Fair provides students with the opportunity to learn about research opportunities within and outside of the […]

Probabilistic Risk Assessment @ University of Illinois : SoTeRiA Fire

The Socio-Technical Risk Analysis (SoTeRiA) Research Laboratory, directed by Associate Professor Zahra Mohaghegh, in the Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is a multidisciplinary research laboratory that has a proven track record of developing scientific and innovative approaches for risk assessment, risk management, and risk-informed decision-making and […]

ESREL 2020 PSAM 15

The ESREL 2020 PSAM 15 conference combines the 30th European Safety and Reliability Conference and the 15th Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Conference and will be held in Venice, Italy, on June 21–26, 2020. “It will be a unique World Exposition (a real “Expo Tech”) of scientific methodologies and technical solutions for the reliable design […]

Zahra Mohaghegh Joins Board of Directors of the International Association for Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management (IAPSAM)

At the start of 2020, Assistant Professor Zahra Mohaghegh was voted in as a member of the Board of Directors of the International Association for Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management (IAPSAM) [http://www.iapsam.org]. Prof. Mohaghegh will serve on the IAPSAM board with distinguished colleagues from the risk analysis community, contributing to IAPSAM activities. IAPSAM sponsors and […]

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. […]

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