Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) Awards

Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) – Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) & Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research (CINR) – User Awards 2016-Present:

PeriodPI / InstitutionProject Title and Scope
2/8/2023 – 8/7/2023Dr. Reed, Oak Ridge National LaboratoryRTE#23-1913: “Neutron Irradiation of a radiation resistant digitizer at PULSTAR”
11/2/2021 – 5/1/2022Dr. Yang, N.C. State UniversityRTE#21-4368: “Understanding irradiation behaviors of ultrawide bandgap Ga2O3 high temperature sensor materials for advanced nuclear reactor systems”
7/14/2020 – 4/13/2021Dr. Couet, Univ. of WisconsinRTE#20-4128: “Characterization of Oxide Porosity in Irradiated Zirconium Pre-Transition Corrosion Films”
10/1/2020 – 9/30/2022James Wall, Electric Power Research Institute, ORNLCINR RPA-20-19172: “Irradiation of Sensors and Adhesive Couplants for Application in LWR Primary Loop Piping and Components”
5/15/2019 – 2/14/2020Dr. Hawari, N.C. State UniversityRTE#19-1778: “Neutron powder diffraction and transmission in graphite to assess impact of microstructure on neutron thermalization.”
5/17/2018 – 2/17/2019Dr. Yang, N.C. State UniversityRTE#18-1474: “Positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy investigation of vacancy related defects in room-temperature radiation detector material CdZnTe.”
2/1/2018 – 2/20/2019Dr. Li, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyRTE#18-1242: “Quantification of porosity evolution in ion irradiated metal-1D/2D nanocomposites and gas-embrittled steels via Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy.”
1/24/2018 – 9/30/2019Dr. Zhang, Univ. of Notre DameCINR#12527: “Additive manufacturing of thermal sensors for in-pile thermal conductivity measurement.”
1/24/2018 – 7/31/2020Dr. Stubbins, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana ChampaignCINR#13211: “Positron Annihilation Studies of Neutron Irradiated Ferritic Alloys.”
4/12/2016 – 1/12/2017Dr. Xu, Florida State UniversityRTE#16-638: “Influence of neutron irradiation on the microstructures and electrical properties of polymer derived ceramic sensing material.”
12/16/2015 – 9/30/2016Dr. Jones, N.C. State UniversityRTE#16-606: “Vacancy Content Characterization of irradiated PZT Thin Films Using Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy.”