NE is part of an 11-member university consortium grant for research and development into nuclear science, engineering, and security. The $25 million grant is funded by the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA). The University of California, Berkeley, will lead the effort. By 2026, UT is expected to receive $8M from the NNSA grants, the second largest university recipient.
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