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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Professor Zahra Mohaghegh will present “Socio-Technical Risk Analysis @ Illinois” in the Organizational Intelligence Spring Seminar Series in Beckman Institute on April 6th, 2017 at 11:30 a.m.
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
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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. […]
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
Grant Schumock Receives the Informatics Undergraduate Research Fellowship with the SoTeRiA Laboratory. We look forward to working with Grant on his research in the field of Socio-Technical Risk Informatics!