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NSSPI Participates in International Nuclear Security Conference

January 24, 2017

In December, TEES Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) Instructional Designer Kelley Ragusa traveled to Vienna, Austria to participate in the IAEA International Conference on Nuclear Security: Commitments and Actions.  Ragusa delivered a presentation titled "Preparing the Next Generation of Nuclear Security Professionals-The Technology/Policy Nexus," which discussed nuclear security training and education being carried out at Texas A&M University by NSSPI and the Nuclear Power Institute (NPI). The paper was part of a session that included a panel discussion...
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NSSPI Represents Texas A&M at IAEA Safeguards Symposium

November 7, 2014

Nuclear Security Science & Policy Institute (NSSPI) staff members, Dr. Sunil Chirayath and Claudio Gariazzo, along with nuclear engineering graduate student Royal Elmore, traveled to Vienna, Austria to participate in the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) symposium on "International Safeguards: Linking Strategy, Implementation and People" held October 20-24. The symposium provided an opportunity for participants to learn about cutting-edge research projects, meet with fellow nuclear safeguards and security professionals and stakeholders to discuss current and future resea...
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IAEA Director General Amano Meets with NSSPI Leadership

November 5, 2014

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano met with NSSPI Director Dr. William Charlton, NSSPI Deputy Director Dr. David Boyle, Nuclear Power Institute (NPI) Director Dr. Lee Peddicord, and Dr. Yassin Hassan, head of the department of nuclear engineering at Texas A&M University as part of his visit to the campus last week.  He was briefed on the work of the institutes and the department and discussed opportunities for further collaboration in safeguards and security technologies with NSSPI leadership.  This was Ambassador Amano's first vi...
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Charlton Participates in CTBTO Academic Forum

March 26, 2013

From March 18-20 NSSPI Director Dr. William Charlton participated in the CTBTO Academic Forum in Vienna, Austria.  Focused on education related to the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), the forum was organized by the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) as part of their Capacity Development Initiative and intended for academics engaged and interested in CTBT education as well as broader disarmament and non-proliferation topics.  The purpose of the forum was to build upon the dialogue of a previous seminar held last su...
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