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SoTeRiA Industry Affiliates Program (IAP)

We are pleased to announce the establishment of the SoTeRiA Industry Affiliates Program (IAP) in the College of Engineering at UIUC. http://riskanalysis.illinois.edu/ The SoTeRiA-IAP is an industry-facing research entity directed by Zahra Mohaghegh, Faculty of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering (NPRE) at UIUC. Ernie Kee serves as Industry Liaison, with 35 years of experience in […]

Dr. Tatsuya Sakurahara Presents at the NPRE 596 Graduate Seminar

NPRE 596 Graduate Seminar Tuesday, December 11, 2018 4:00 – 4:50 pm – Graduate Seminar – 103 Talbot Laboratory Tatsuya Sakurahara Postdoctoral Research Associate Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Integrated Probabilistic Risk Assessment (I-PRA) Methodology and Computational Platform for Fire PRA of Nuclear Power Plants Abstract: In resolving emergent […]

Graduate Fellowships in NPRE: Apply in Risk Analysis/Power

SoTeRiA Lab encourages graduate students to apply for Graduate Scholarships and Fellowships under the Power area, with a focus on Risk Analysis. NPRE has several opportunities for scholarships and fellowships: https://npre.illinois.edu/academics/scholarship/university-illinois-nuclear-engineering-scholarships-and-fellowships-nrc  https://npre.illinois.edu/academics/graduate-program/graduate-fellowshipsawards If you are interested in this path, contact us at riskanalysis@illinois.edu

MOHAGHEGH SERVES AS CHIEF SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATOR IN INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY COORDINATED RESEARCH

Mohaghegh is Chief Scientific Investigator and a representative of the United States in the coordinated research project, “Methodology for Assessing Pipe Failure Rates in Advanced Water Cooled Reactors.” The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which assists research for peaceful uses of nuclear energy and the development of practical applications throughout the world, is sponsoring the […]

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 […]

Mohaghegh Awarded DOE NEUP Grant to Investigate Systematic Enterprise Risk Management

Read Original Article HERE Envision a future in which nuclear power companies use intelligent decision-making support systems to estimate scenarios of system failure or revenue loss. Managing physical and social failure mechanisms, these systems would provide key importance measures on how to mitigate potential undesirable consequences. In such a future, the nuclear industry could enter […]

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 […]

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