• Vanderbilt University

    Cange joins Oak Ridge-based environmental firm as VP

    A prominent alumna who spent nearly two years here as a visiting scholar from the U.S. Department of Energy is now vice president of an environmental remediation and consulting firm based in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Susan Cange Sue Cange, BE ’82, MS ’83, is vice president of environmental and regulatory… Read More

    Apr. 12, 2019

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    DOE renews $15 million contract for nuclear waste cleanup and management expertise

    Vanderbilt will continue its leading role in a multi-university consortium of engineers and scientists that advises the U.S. Department of Energy on the best ways to clean up nuclear production sites and safest methods for nuclear waste disposal. DOE recently renewed its cooperative agreement with the university to manage… Read More

    Apr. 10, 2018

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    DOE official and Engineering alumna designing nuclear cleanup curriculum

    A holding tank for contaminated salt wastes at DOE’s Savannah River Site in South Carolina. DOE and its contractors have agreed to treat 36 million gallons of high level liquid wast by 2022. A legacy that dates to the Manhattan Project left 107 U.S. sites where energy research and weapons… Read More

    Nov. 14, 2017

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    Kosson receives U.S. academy’s environmental engineering certification

    David Kosson is the fourth Vanderbilt environmental engineering faculty member in three years to be accepted into the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists as a board certified environmental engineering member. He joins Eugene LeBoeuf, professor of civil engineering, who was accepted in December 2013;… Read More

    Feb. 9, 2015

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    Krahn receives U.S. academy’s environmental engineering certification

    Steven L. Krahn, professor of the practice of nuclear environmental engineering, has been accepted by eminence into the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists as a Board Certified Environmental Engineering Member in the specialty practice of hazardous waste management. Krahn Krahn performs research in the technologies associated with the… Read More

    Jul. 9, 2013

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    Consortium based at Vanderbilt to help set environmental priorities at Oak Ridge

    About two million pounds of mercury dating back to the early days of the Cold War is still trapped inside old process buildings at the Oak Ridge, Tenn. nuclear facility and saturating the ground around them, according to a Dec. 18 article in the Knoxville News-Sentinel. Process Building The Department… Read More

    Dec. 19, 2011

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    National nuclear waste issues to be tackled by Vanderbilt-led multi-university team

    Nuclear power might be “green power,” but only if the nuclear waste is managed properly. Vanderbilt is leading a multi-university consortium of engineers and scientists who have learned a lot during the last ten years about how to handle nuclear waste. By helping the nation through the U.S. Department of… Read More

    Dec. 6, 2006

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    Vanderbilt radiation experts help determine safety of Alaskan seafood

    Vanderbilt researchers are two of the authors of a research study released today that revealed seafood from the area close to the Aleutian Islands in Alaska currently is not threatened by radioactive materials resulting from underground nuclear tests carried out at Amchitka Island between 1965 and 1971. Vanderbilt Professor and… Read More

    Aug. 10, 2005