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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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Nucleargraduates Receive Technical Training at TAMU

February 7, 2012

Nucleargraduates has been networking with Texas A&MUniversity for over two years now through the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation's (IFNEC, formerly the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership) six-monthly Infrastructure Development Working Group. In December 2010, nucleargraduates began discussions with TAMU about collaboration for training.   This February, NPI hosted a two-week training program for a group of students from the UK. This training zone was a mix of technical and behavioral training. The technical training was focused on power generatio...
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Van Vleck ISD Students Learn About Nuclear Power from Author

February 6, 2012

Although students in Van Vleck ISD know of friends and relatives who work at the South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Company (STP), few of them really understand how electricity is generated at a nuclear power plant. However, after a visit by author Amelia Frahm, students got a glimpse of what goes on inside a nuclear power plant. All this was done to celebrate and bring awareness to National Nuclear Science Week. Mrs. Frahm entertained Van Vleck Elementary and E. Rudd Intermediate students with a reading of her book Nuclear Power: How a Nuclear Power Plant Really Works. During ...
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