David Kolesky Wins Major Award

Former Phillpot group undergraduate researcher David Kolesky, now a PhD student at Harvard, won the prize for the best graduate school entrant at the 2015 National Collegiate Inventors Competition.His work […]


Congratulations: Zizhe Lu, PhD

Zizhe Lu successfully defended his PhD dissertation on December 18th 2015. His work focused on the mechanical properties of Zr-based systems in the context of nuclear fuel cladding.  In particular, […]


Chernatynskiy joins Missouri S&T

Dr. Alex Chernatynskiy, a research scientist in the Phillpot group, has joined Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, MO as an Assistant Professor of Physics, starting August 15th […]


Dr. Dilpuneet Aidhy joins U. Wyoming

Dr Dilpuneet Aidhy has accepted a tenure-track faculty position in mechanical department at University of Wyoming, Laramie. He received his PhD in 2009, and was the second student to graduate […]


Congratulations: Anuj Goyal PhD

Anuj Goyal, Ph.D student in Prof. Simon Phillpot’s research group successfully defended his PhD dissertation on Tuesday August 13th 2015. His work focused on defects in UO2. He examined the […]

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Dr. Donghwa Lee joins Chonnam National University

Dr. Donghwa Lee, 2010 Ph.D. from the Phillpot group, joined the faculty of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Chonnam National University in March 2015 (