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NPSI researcher earns presentation honor

October 6, 2016. Sean Kessler has received the award for best oral presentation at this year’s PNNL Post Graduate Research Symposium. Sean spoke on the ab-initio alloy thermodynamics of molybdenum- and ruthenium-containing metallic nanoparticles in spent UO2 fuel. The research seeks to resolve lingering discrepancies between existing models and experiments and to provide a useful foundation for future computational efforts.

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