UT team wins $3.5M grant for nuclear innovation

UT team wins $3.5M grant for nuclear innovation

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KNOXVILLE (AP) - 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 3-year research projects are led by universities working in collaboration with the nuclear industry, national laboratories and international partners.

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