Dr. George Apostolakis on Risk-Informed Regulatory Decision-Making: March 7th at UIUC

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 […]

2017 International Topical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis (PSA 2017)

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 […]


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 […]

SoTeRiA Laboratory Opens a Graduate Research Assistant Position for Computational and Multidisciplinary Risk Analysis

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 […]

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