High Level Waste Management Research and the University Educational Programs

by J. S. Tulenko, Univ of Florida, Gainesville, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: High Level Radioactive Waste Management 1993


The University of Florida is one of sixteen qualified University programs participating in the Civilian Radioactive Waste Management fellowship program of the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management of the U.S. Department of Energy. The Nuclear Engineering Science Department is the lead department for a Waste Management Program formed at the graduate level at the University of Florida. The academic program is broadly based, comprising multiple disciplines and requiring a thesis/project at the Masters level and a dissertation at the Ph.D. level. The students' research focuses on the challenges relating to the management of Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNP) and High Level Waste (HLW).

Subject Headings: Radioactive wastes | Waste management | Engineering education | Colleges and universities | Waste disposal | Fuels | Nuclear power | Florida | United States

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