From January 19-30, Texas A&M Nuclear Engineering Ph.d.
student and NSSPI research staff member Claudio Gariazzo presented
a series of 14 lectures on nuclear security to a group of eight
first-year master's degree students at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum
University (PDPU) in India. The course covered basic nuclear
nonproliferation and security, radiation detection, threat
identification, facility characterization, physical security
science, and other relevant topics. The program is sponsored by the
US Department of State's Partnership for Nuclear Security, and
Gariazzo is the fourth Ph.D. student NSSPI has sent to PDPU to
present a lecture series on nuclear security.
During the course of the lecture series, Gariazzo also visited
with PDPU Nuclear Engineering faculty to discuss the inclusion of
nuclear security education curriculum at PDPU and presented a
lecture on the International Safeguards System and the
Nonproliferation Regime to the local PDPU Student chapter of the
Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM).
the PDPU Student Chapter of the INMM