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Monday, January 17, 2022

Calls and Awards

First FY 2022 RTE Call Now Open

This cycle opened on 1/17/2022 and will close 2/28/2022.

This cycle opened on 1/17/2022 and will close 2/28/2022.The first FY 2022 Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) call has opened.Proposals are due Monday, February 28th, 2022. The RTE award process offers an avenue for researchers to perform irradiation effects studies of limited scope on nuclear fuels and materials of interest utilizing NSUF facilities. Applications are accepted from all levels of experience including graduate students and very early career researchers. Completion of RTE projects is expected within 9 months of award. Prospective researchers are strongly encouraged to request samples from the NSUF Nuclear Fuels and Materials Library. RTE proposals are typically solicited...

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Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Calls and Awards

FY 2022 Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) Update

Prior to the opening of the FY 2022 Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) call, the NSUF will be making two changes to the solicitation process.

Prior to the opening of the FY 2022 Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) call, the NSUF will be making two changes to the solicitation process. Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) Update Prior to the opening of the FY 2022 Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) call, the NSUF will be making two changes to the solicitation process. The first change will be to give special consideration to each Principal Investigator (PI) from a Minority Serving Institution (MSI). The second change will implement two new rules designed to make initial information from RTE projects available to the research community in a timely manner. Call Dates The first cycle of...

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Monday, June 28, 2021

Calls and Awards

U.S. Department of Energy Announces FY21 CINR Awards

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) selected four projects that will take advantage of Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) capabilities to investigate important nuclear fuel and material applications.

North Carolina State University PULSTAR reactor. On June 25, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) selected four projects that will take advantage of Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) capabilities to investigate important nuclear fuel and material applications. DOE has selected one university, two national laboratory, and one industry led project. These projects will be supported by almost $4 million in facility access costs and expertise for experimental neutron and ion irradiation testing, post-irradiation examination, and technical assistance for design and analysis of experiments through the NSUF. A complete list of NSUF projects with their associated abstracts is listed on neup.inl.gov. ...

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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

News Release, Calls and Awards

Department of Energy Nuclear Science User Facilities Awards 29 Rapid Turnaround Experiment Proposals

IDAHO FALLS -- The U.S. Department of Energy - Office of Nuclear Energy (DOE-NE) Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) has selected 29 new Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) projects, totaling approximately $1.14M. These project awards went to 13 principal investigators from universities, nine from national laboratories, four from industry, and three foreign universities. The NSUF competitively selected these projects from a pool of high-quality RTE proposals submitted during the solicitation period. Each proposal was evaluated based on a variety of factors including technical approach, mission relevance, and scientific-technical merit. The NSUF, managed by Idaho National Laboratory (INL), provides unparalleled opportunities...

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Calls and Awards

First FY 2021 RTE Call Opens

The first FY 2021 Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) has opened. Proposals are due Thursday, February 25th.The RTE award process offers an avenue for researchers to perform irradiation effects studies of limited scope on nuclear fuels and materials of interest utilizing NSUF facilities. Completion of RTE projects is expected within 9 months of award. Prospective researchers are strongly encouraged to request samples from the NSUF Nuclear Fuels and Materials Library.RTE proposals are solicited and awarded three times per year. They are reviewed and evaluated for technical merit, relevancy, and feasibility. The number of awards is dependent on the availability of funding....

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Monday, July 20, 2020

Calls and Awards

RTE Schedule Update

The next Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) call is anticipated to open later this fall. If you have questions about RTEs, please contact Jeff Benson (jeff.benson@inl.gov).SEE LATEST AWARDED RTES »...

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

News Release, Calls and Awards

DOE Awards 37 RTE Proposals

IDAHO FALLS -- The U.S. Department of Energy - Office of Nuclear Energy (DOE-NE) Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) has selected 37 new Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) projects, totaling approximately $1.4 million. These project awards went to 22 principal investigators from universities, 11 from national laboratories, one from industry, and three foreign universities.   The NSUF competitively selected these projects from a pool of high-quality RTE proposals submitted during the solicitation period. Each proposal was evaluated based on a variety of factors including technical approach, mission relevance, and scientific-technical merit.The NSUF, managed by Idaho National Laboratory (INL), provides unparalleled opportunities for...

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Monday, July 6, 2020

Calls and Awards

DOE Awards Eight CINR NSUF Projects

In June, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) selected one industry, three DOE national laboratory, and four university-led projects to take advantage of NSUF capabilities to investigate important nuclear fuel and material applications. DOE will support two of these projects with a total of $1 million in research funds. All eight of these projects will be supported by more than $4 million in facility access costs and expertise for experimental neutron and ion irradiation testing, post-irradiation examination facilities, synchrotron beamline capabilities, and technical assistance for design and analysis of experiments through NSUF."Advancing the next generation of nuclear energy is paramount to...

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Monday, April 27, 2020

Newsletter, Calls and Awards

RTE Schedule Update

Like with many things, the spread of COVID-19 has impacted the Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) award process. Proposals submitted in the second RTE call are still being reviewed. Award letters were originally scheduled to be sent June 1. However, this will most likely be delayed. The third RTE is anticipated to open on August 3, 2020. If you have questions about RTEs, please contact Jeff Benson (jeff.benson@inl.gov)....

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Calls and Awards, Newsletter

Second FY 2020 RTE Call Opens

The second FY 2020 Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) has opened. Proposals are due Thursday, March 12.The RTE award process offers an avenue for researchers to perform irradiation effects studies of limited scope on nuclear fuels and materials of interest utilizing NSUF facilities. Completion of RTE projects is expected within 9 months of award. Prospective researchers are strongly encouraged to request samples from the NSUF Nuclear Fuels and Materials Library.RTE proposals are solicited and awarded three times per year. They are reviewed and evaluated for technical merit, relevancy, and feasibility. The number of awards is dependent on the availability of funding. Further...

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Announcement, Calls and Awards, Newsletter, News Release

DOE-NE Awards 19 RTE Projects

IDAHO FALLS -- The U.S. Department of Energy - Office of Nuclear Energy (DOE-NE) Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) has selected 19 new Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) projects, totaling approximately $690,000. These project awards went to 12 principal investigators from universities, five from national laboratories, one from industry, and one foreign university.    The NSUF competitively selected these projects from a pool of high-quality RTE proposals submitted during the solicitation period. Each proposal was evaluated based on a variety of factors including technical approach, mission relevance, and scientific-technical merit. The NSUF, managed by Idaho National Laboratory (INL), provides unparalleled opportunities for nuclear energy researchers. Through the RTE solicitation, a researcher can...

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Announcement, Calls and Awards

DOE-NE Reopens NSUF 1.3 in CINR FOA

DOE-NE has released Amendment 003 to the FY2020 Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research (CINR) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). The purpose of this amendment is to: (1)  Clarify readiness requirements for NSUF-1.3 applications with this statement: “The NSUF readiness requirements are applicable to all NSUF funded workscopes (Reference Table 1. FY 2020 Work scope Overview) with the exception of NSUF 1.3: NUCLEAR MATERIALS DISCOVERY AND QUALIFICATION INITIATIVE. Applications in the NSUF 1.3 work scope may include preliminary materials fabrication and characterization within the context of the work scope. Other than this noted exception, NSUF will not support preliminary fuels, materials or instrumentation development work,...

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Calls and Awards, Announcement

DOE Awards 31 RTE Proposals, Opens FY-20 1st Call

Awards will go to 22 principal investigators from universities, six from national laboratories, and three from foreign universities.

IDAHO FALLS -- The U.S. Department of Energy - Office of Nuclear Energy (DOE-NE) Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) has selected 31 new Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) projects, totaling approximately $1.1 million. These project awards went to 22 principal investigators from universities, six from national laboratories, and three foreign universities. The FY 2020 first call is also now open for proposals. More information is available on the RTE page on nsuf.inl.gov. The NSUF competitively selected these projects from a pool of high-quality RTE proposals submitted during the solicitation period. Each proposal was evaluated based on a variety of factors including technical approach, mission relevance, and scientific-technical merit. The NSUF, managed by...

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Newsletter, Calls and Awards

How to Write Better Proposals: Awareness, Specificity and Brevity

NSUF has two main funding opportunities, Rapid Turnaround Experiments (RTEs) and work scopes in the Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research program.

First, it started with the Advanced Test Reactor in 2007. Then came the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Reactor in 2008. Then it expanded to include additional Idaho National Laboratory facilities in 2009. Now the Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) program boasts 50 cutting-edge facilities (and growing!) across 20 institutions. Want to reap the benefits of this no-cost user program?To be accepted for a project award, the NSUF Program Office urges prospective users to do their homework before applying — whether that’s familiarizing yourself with the websites for NSUF or Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy (DOE-NE) or even getting in...

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Newsletter, Calls and Awards

RTE Update: FY-20 First Call Expected to Open 10/1

The RTE award process offers an avenue for researchers to perform irradiation effects studies of limited scope on nuclear fuels and materials of interest utilizing NSUF facilities.

The first cycle of the Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) award process is expected to open on 10/1 and close on 10/31. RTEs offer an avenue for researchers to perform irradiation effects studies of limited scope on nuclear fuels and materials of interest utilizing NSUF facilities. Completion of RTE projects is expected within 9 months of award. Prospective researchers are strongly encouraged to request samples from the NSUF Nuclear Fuels and Materials Library. RTE proposals are solicited and awarded three times per year. They are reviewed and evaluated for technical merit, relevancy, and feasibility. The number of awards is dependent on the availability of funding. Further explanation of the...

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Calls and Awards, Announcement, Newsletter

Infrastructure Funding Opportunity Announcement Released

This infrastructure program, a part of the Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research (CINR) program was established to continue to strengthen U.S. competitiveness in nuclear R&D and ensure that American universities have the best equipment and tools available to educate the next generation of industry leaders.

The Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Energy (DOE-NE) has released the FY 2020 Scientific Infrastructure Support for Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research Funding Opportunity Announcement (DE-FOA-0002129). The infrastructure support program will be administered by the Nuclear Science User Facilities program office. This FOA supports research reactor upgrades and general scientific infrastructure for universities only.Application Due Date: November 13, 2019 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time.VIEW FOA »LEARN MORE ABOUT INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAM »SUBMIT AN APPLICATION »...

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Calls and Awards, Announcement, Newsletter

CINR Funding Opportunity Announcement Released

NSUF has eight work scopes open for proposals ranging from researching in-reactor instrumentation to high performance computing.

The Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Energy (DOE-NE) has released the FY 2020 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research (DE-FOA-0002128). Official copies of the documents are available at grants.gov. Applications are to be submitted to neup.gov.The Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) has eight work scopes in the FOA:FC-2.5: NSUF Separate Effects Testing in TREAT using Standard Test CapsulesNSUF 1.1: Testing of Advanced Materials for Sensors and Advanced Sensors for Nuclear ApplicationsNSUF 1.2: Irradiation Testing of Materials Produced by Innovative Manufacturing TechniquesNSUF 1.3: Nuclear Materials Discovery and Qualification InitiativeNSUF 2.1: Core and Structural MaterialsNSUF 2.2: Nuclear Fuel Behavior...

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Calls and Awards

CINR Awards Announced

Projects will take advantage of NSUF capabilities to investigate important nuclear fuel and material applications.

Projects will take advantage of NSUF capabilities to investigate important nuclear fuel and material applications.DOE has selected nine projects that will take advantage of NSUF capabilities to investigate important nuclear fuel and material applications.Thermal Conductivity Measurement of Irradiated Metallic Fuel Using TREAT (University of Pittsburgh)Neutron Radiation Effect on Diffusion between Zr (and Zircaloy) and Cr for Accurate Lifetime Prediction of ATF (The Ohio State University)High Fluence Active Irradiation and Combined Effects Testing of Sapphire Optical Fiber Distributed Temperature Sensors (Idaho National Laboratory)Irradiation of Optical Components of In-Situ Laser Spectroscopic Sensors for Advanced Nuclear Reactor Systems (University of Michigan)Irradiation Studies on...

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Calls and Awards

RTE 3rd Call for Proposals Opens

Completion of RTE projects is expected within nine months of award.

The third Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) has opened. The RTE award process offers an avenue for researchers to perform irradiation effects studies of limited scope on nuclear fuels and materials of interest utilizing NSUF facilities. Completion of RTE projects is expected within nine months of award. Prospective researchers are strongly encouraged to request sample from the NSUF Nuclear Fuels and Materials Library.For more information about the RTE rules and requirements, please go to: https://nsuf.inl.gov/Page/rte...

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Calls and Awards

RTE 2nd Call Awards Announced

These project awards went to principal investigators from 26 U.S. universities, eight national laboratories, two British universities, and one Canadian laboratory.

IDAHO FALLS -- The U.S. Department of Energy - Office of Nuclear Energy (DOE-NE) Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) has selected 37 new Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) projects, totaling approximately $1.6 million. These project awards went to principal investigators from 26 U.S. universities, eight national laboratories, two British universities, and one Canadian laboratory.   The NSUF competitively selected these projects from a pool of high-quality RTE proposals submitted during the solicitation period. Each proposal was evaluated based on a variety of factors including technical approach, mission relevance, and scientific-technical merit.   The NSUF, managed by Idaho National Laboratory (INL), provides unparalleled opportunities for nuclear...

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Monday, February 25, 2019

Calls and Awards

RTE 2nd Call for Proposals Opens

The RTE award process offers an avenue for researchers to perform irradiation effects studies of limited scope on nuclear fuels and materials of interest utilizing NSUF facilities.

The second Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) has opened. The RTE award process offers an avenue for researchers to perform irradiation effects studies of limited scope on nuclear fuels and materials of interest utilizing NSUF facilities. Completion of RTE projects is expected within nine months of award. Prospective researchers are strongly encouraged to request samples from the NSUF Nuclear Fuels and Materials Library.More information about NSUF's Rapid Turnaround Experiments can be found here: nsuf.inl.gov/Page/rte...

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Calls and Awards

RTE 1st Call Awards Announced

These projects will continue to advance the understanding of irradiation effects in nuclear fuels and materials in support of the mission of the DOE-NE.

IDAHO FALLS -- The U.S. Department of Energy - Office of Nuclear Energy (DOE-NE) Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) has selected 31 new Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) projects, totaling up to approximately $1.4 million. These projects will continue to advance the understanding of irradiation effects in nuclear fuels and materials in support of the mission of the DOE-NE. The NSUF, first established at Idaho National Laboratory (INL), is the nation’s only user facility sponsored by the Office of Nuclear Energy and solely dedicated to the advancement of nuclear energy. NSUF provides research teams with access to irradiation, post-irradiation examination, high-performance computing, and...

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Calls and Awards

DOE Announces CINR Awards

The awards fall under DOE's nuclear energy programs, including the Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP), the Nuclear Energy Enabling Technologies (NEET) program, and the Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) program. The NEUP administers the CINR funding program on behalf of DOE's Office of Nuclear Energy (NE), and the NSUF administers the Scientific Infrastucture Support for CINR funding program on behalf of DOE-NE.

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced awards for advanced nuclear technology to DOE national laboratories, industry and U.S. universities. The awarded project proposals were submitted in response to two Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs):The FY2018 Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research (CINR) FOA, andThe FY2018 Scientific Infrastructure Support for CINR FOA.The awards fall under DOE's nuclear energy programs, including the Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP), the Nuclear Energy Enabling Technologies (NEET) program, and the Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) program. The NEUP administers the CINR funding program on behalf of DOE's Office of Nuclear Energy (NE), and the NSUF administers the...

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Calls and Awards

DOE Awards 33 Rapid Turnaround Experiment Research Proposals

These projects will continue to advance the understanding of irradiation effects in nuclear fuels and materials in support of the mission of the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy.

IDAHO FALLS -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) has selected 33 new Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) projects, totaling up to approximately $1.2 million. These projects will continue to advance the understanding of irradiation effects in nuclear fuels and materials in support of the mission of the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy. NSUF, first established at Idaho National Laboratory (INL), is the nation’s only user facility overseen by the Office of Nuclear Energy. NSUF provides research teams with access to reactor, post-irradiation examination, high-performance computing, and beamline capabilities at a diverse mix of affiliated partner facilities in...

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Monday, May 14, 2018

Calls and Awards

DOE Awards 33 Rapid Turnaround Experiment Research Proposals

These projects will continue to advance the understanding of irradiation effects in nuclear fuels and materials in support of the mission of the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy.

IDAHO FALLS -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) has selected 33 new Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) projects, totaling up to approximately $1.5 million. These projects will continue to advance the understanding of irradiation effects in nuclear fuels and materials in support of the mission of the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy. The NSUF, first established at Idaho National Laboratory (INL), is the nation's only user facility overseen by the Office of Nuclear Energy. The NSUF provides research teams with access to reactor, post-irradiation examination, high-performance computing, and beamline capabilities at a diverse mix of affiliated partner...

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Calls and Awards

DOE awards 39 RTE Projects

IDAHO FALLS -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) has selected 39 new Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) projects, totaling up to approximately $1.3 million. These projects will continue to advance the understanding of irradiation effects in nuclear fuels and materials in support of the mission of the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy.NSUF, first established at Idaho National Laboratory (INL), is the nation’s only user facility overseen by the Office of Nuclear Energy. NSUF provides research teams with access to reactor, post-irradiation examination, high-performance computing, and beamline capabilities at a diverse mix of affiliated partner facilities...

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Calls and Awards

DOE Releases FOA to Support Development of Advanced Nuclear Technology

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) to support development of advanced nuclear energy technology. DOE is soliciting proposals for cost-shared projects to develop innovative, industry-driven reactor designs and accompanying technologies with high potential to advance nuclear power in the United States.DOE expects to make up to $30 million or more available for awards in FY 2018 subject to the availability of funding. The FOA will be open for a five-year period accepting applications on a year-round basis, with a quarterly selection process. Additional funding will be available in future years, as allocated by...

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Calls and Awards

DOE-NE Releases FY 2018 Scientific Infrastructure FOA

DOE-NE has released the FY 2018 Scientific Infrastructure Support for Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research Funding Opportunity Announcement (DE-FOA-0001773). The infrastructure support program will be administered by the Nuclear Science User Facilities program office. This FOA supports research reactor upgrades and general scientific infrastructure for universities only.The FOA and all official guidance will be hosted at Grants.gov, and courtesy information and a Q&A can be accessed at the Nuclear Science User Facilities website.Applications Due: November 30, 2017Anticipated award announcement: June-July 2018...

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Calls and Awards

DOE-NE Releases FY 2018 CINR FOA

DOE-NE has released the FY 2018 Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research (CINR) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). The FOA contains workscopes for NEUP, NEET, and NSUF research areas.  Changes to the FY 2018 CINR FOA include:  No pre-applications for NEUP or NEET-CTD R&DTwo new workscopes for R&DNo IRP workscopePI?s are only eligible to compete as many applications as they may have with existing eligibility requirements All NSUF applications require the NSUF Access Request (a combination of the LOI and pre-app)NSUF-2 will be out of phase (delayed) with respect to the rest of the FY 2018 CINR processFY 2018 projects are scheduled to begin on...

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Calls and Awards

U.S. Department of Energy Announces FY17 CINR FOA Awards

DOE selected five university, four national laboratory, and five industry-led projects that will take advantage of NSUF capabilities to investigate important nuclear fuel and material applications.

Today, the DOE has selected five university, four national laboratory, and five industry-led projects that will take advantage of NSUF capabilities to investigate important nuclear fuel and material applications. DOE will support 6 of these projects with a total of $2.3 million in research funds, and all 14 of these projects will be supported by over $10 million in facility access costs and expertise for experimental neutron and ion irradiation testing, post-irradiation examination facilities, synchrotron beamline capabilities, and technical assistance for design and analysis of experiments through the NSUF.A complete list of NSUF projects with their associated abstracts is listed...

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Calls and Awards

U.S. Department of Energy Announces FY17 University Infrastructure Awards

These awards strengthen U.S. competitiveness in nuclear R&D and ensure that American universities have the best equipment and tools available to educate the next generation of industry leaders.

The U.S. Department of Energy is awarding approximately $6 million to 19 colleges and universities to support research reactor infrastructure and general scientific infrastructure improvements. These awards strengthen U.S. competitiveness in nuclear R&D and ensure that American universities have the best equipment and tools available to educate the next generation of industry leaders. The FY 2017 university infrastructure awards will upgrade the existing fleet of research reactors and support equipment and infrastructure improvements, making these reactors and capabilities more efficient and in line with industry advances. A full list of infrastructure recipients is listed below. Actual project funding will be established during...

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Calls and Awards

U.S. DOE Nuclear Science User Facilities Awards 35 Rapid Turnaround Experiment Research Proposals

These projects will continue to advance the understanding of irradiation effects in nuclear fuels and materials in support of the mission of the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy.

IDAHO FALLS -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) has selected 35 new Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) projects, totaling up to approximately $1.3 million. These projects will continue to advance the understanding of irradiation effects in nuclear fuels and materials in support of the mission of the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy. NSUF, first established at Idaho National Laboratory (INL), is the nation’s only user facility overseen by the Office of Nuclear Energy. NSUF provides research teams with access to reactor, post-irradiation examination, high-performance computing, and beamline capabilities at a diverse mix of affiliated partner facilities in...

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Calls and Awards

U.S. DOE Nuclear Science User Facilities Awards 30 Rapid Turnaround Experiment Research Proposals

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) has selected 30 new Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) projects, totaling up to approximately $1.2 million. These projects will continue to advance the understanding of irradiation effects in nuclear fuels and materials in support of the mission of the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy.

IDAHO FALLS -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) has selected 30 new Rapid Turnaround Experiment (RTE) projects, totaling up to approximately $1.2 million. These projects will continue to advance the understanding of irradiation effects in nuclear fuels and materials in support of the mission of the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy. NSUF, first established at Idaho National Laboratory (INL), is the nation’s only user facility overseen by the Office of Nuclear Energy. NSUF provides research teams with access to reactor, post-irradiation examination, high-performance computing, and beamline capabilities at a diverse mix of affiliated partner facilities in...

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