UT team wins $3.5 million grant for nuclear innovation

UT team wins $3.5 million grant for nuclear innovation

September 27th, 2012 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

KNOXVILLE - The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has won a $3.5 million federal grant for a nuclear innovation project.

The award was announced Thursday by the U.S. Department of Energy as part of its Nuclear Energy University Programs.

The programs support complex projects to develop breakthroughs for the U.S. nuclear energy industry. The three-year research projects are led by universities working in collaboration with the nuclear industry, national laboratories and international partners.