(October 18th, 2019)

BYU’s Mechanical Engineering department is one of only 11 programs nationwide to be awarded this grant in 2019; the grant will help expand BYU's existing nuclear research capability, encourage cross-disciplinary research, and more

 

Graduate student Johnny Williams (right) shows off BYU's unique FLiBe (lithium,beryllium, fluoride salt) handling and purifying glovebox to Dr. Troy Munro (left). The salt work is a critical part of BYU's effort to develop a new class of safer, molten salt-based nuclear reactors.

 

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