Nuclear Science and Energy Directorate

News & Highlights

August 2010

ORNL's Martin Peng wins Fusion Power Associates Leadership Award
Martin Peng, a researcher in the Fusion Energy Division, has been selected by the Fusion Power Associates board of directors to receive a 2010 FPA Leadership Award.

May 2010

Nuclear Energy Innovation Hub Announced
ORNL will lead an effort to establish and operate a new Nuclear Energy Modeling and Simulation Energy Innovation Hub. The Hub, which includes partners from universities, industry and other national labs, will use the world’s most powerful computers to advance nuclear reactor design and engineering.

Advancing the nuclear enterprise through better computing
Scientists at ORNL are merging decades of nuclear energy and safety expertise with high-performance computing to effectively address a range of nuclear energy- and security-related challenges.