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News from Texas State Technical College - Waco

March 9, 2012

Tech Times staff reports: "Dr. John W. Poston Sr., professor of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, presented a program on "Radiological, Nuclear Devices and Terrorism" to TSTC faculty, staff and students March 5. His presentation, sponsored by the Radiation Protection Technology program, provided an overview of the potential use of radioactive materials in terroristic activities and addressed important issues raised in National Council of Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) publications. Dr. Poston chaired the blue ribbon NCRP Scientific Committees, which ...
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Texas Educators to Visit Czech Republic

March 7, 2012

The Nuclear Power Institute (NPI) is proud to participate in an upcoming STEM-educator exchange as part of a bilateral agreement between the United States Department of Energy and the Czech Republic.  The exchange is designed to foster collaboration through the sharing of information and best practices in nuclear education.  Palacios High School math teacher Stephanie Garcia and Van Vleck High School Counselor Mollie Huber will visit the Czech cities of Prague, Brno, and Trebic March 10-17.  Garcia and Huber, along with NPI Director of Outreach and Development Valer...
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Malaysian Delegation Visited TAMU

March 5, 2012

During the week of February 19, the Nuclear Power Institute hosted visitors from Malaysia. The Malaysian delegation included representatives from two universities and an organization that sponsors education in the country and abroad. The visitors were: from University Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN): Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Mashkuri Yaacob and the Dean College of Engineering, Prof. Dr. Mohd Zamri Yusoff. From the National University of Malaysia (UKM): Dean Faculty of Law, Prof. Dr. Aishah Bidin; Dean Faculty of Science and Technology Prof. Dr Sahrim Haji Ahmad and Professor...
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NPI Expert Visits Nigeria and Thailand

March 2, 2012

Dr. John W. Poston, Sr., Associate Director of NPI, traveled to Bangkok, Thailand to participate in the "International Conference on Nuclear Human Resource development in Asia and Pacific - the Role of Nuclear HRD after Fukushima Accident." The February 27th -28th meeting, sponsored by the Japanese Atomic Energy Agency, was attended by representatives from the majority of the Asian and Pacific countries, including Japan, Thailand, China, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Korea, Mongolia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam. Experts were also in attendance from Canada, the European Community,...
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Glen Rose HS PowerSet and WIT Students Host Visitors from Malaysia

February 28, 2012

On February 22, Malaysian delegation visited Glen Rose High School and met with PowerSet and WIT students. Visit Glen Rose ISD website to learn more. ...
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