Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) is a key pillar in the Risk-Informed Regulatory Decision-Making framework of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). A growing number of other U.S. government agencies are evaluating the use of PRA for decision making and policy setting. Dr. George Apostolakis, former Commissioner of the NRC has had a distinguished career as a […]
SoTeRiA Laboratory participated in the UIUC Engineering Undergraduate Research Resource Fair to discuss exciting research opportunities with undergraduates. Research is a great opportunity for undergraduates, and SoTeRiA Laboratory welcomes students with diverse backgrounds from across the campus. Read the full story here
Professor Zahra Mohaghegh serves as the Academic Chair of the 2017 International Topical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis (PSA 2017). The Socio-Technical Laboratory is involved in the Organizing Committee, chairing multiple sessions, and presenting several papers on their research. SoTeRiA Laboratory is excited to participate in the ANS PSA 2017 conference, as it […]
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This Friday, April 22nd, the Socio-Technical Risk Analysis (SoTeRiA) Laboratory will participate in the NPRE Open House from 2:15-4:00PM, where we will be presenting our research posters in Talbot Room 127. Please feel free to visit the SoTeRiA Laboratory workspace to learn more about PRA research at UIUC.
Assistant Professor Zahra Mohaghegh of the Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering (NPRE) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), is a recipient of the university’s 2016 Engineering Council Award for Excellence in Advising. This award is in recognition of the important role that advisors play in the academic planning process of engineering students […]
Ha Bui, PhD Student in NPRE and Graduate Research Assistant in the SoTeRiA Laboratory received the Conference Travel Award from the Graduate College and NPRE. Ha will travel to Glasgow, UK to present his research on advanced PRA at the European Safety and Reliability Conference (http://esrel2016.org/). Congratulations Ha!
View SoTeRiA Research Opportunity The Socio-Technical Risk Analysis (SoTeRiA) Laboratory (http://soteria.npre.illinois.edu/) at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign (UIUC) has an open graduate research assistant position, and is seeking a professional, hard-working, creative, and collaborative student to join the laboratory. The candidate will work on projects funded by the National Science Foundation (http://soteria.npre.illinois.edu/research/research-subpage-3/). Based on […]