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Lin-wen Hu at award presentation

NRL's Lin-Wen Hu named 2012 Excellence Award Recipient

Dr. Hu honored with award in the Innovative Solutions category, which recognizes those who collaborate to solve problems and improve the way work gets done.

Kathryn M. O'Neill, MIT News Office

Lin-wen Hu

NSE Spotlight: Lin-wen Hu: Advancing MIT's Educational Mission at the MIT Reactor Lab

MIT's Research Reactor (MITR) plays a critical role not only in the education of MIT students, but on the national stage for advanced nuclear reactor fuel and materials research, according to Lin-wen Hu, the associate director of research development and utilization at the Nuclear Reactor Laboratory.

Kathryn M. O'Neill, MIT NSE

Photos by Bob O’Connor

Did You Hear The One About MIT's Little Nuclear Reactor?

Boston Magazine visits the MIT Nuclear Reactor with David Moncton.

Grace Talusan, Boston Magazine

Senior Reactor Operator Agata E. Wisniowska ’11 performs a startup in the reactor’s control room

MIT nuclear reactor trains students in safe management of complex systems

Brian K. Baum ’10 calls his job “essentially glorified babysitting,” but he’s not watching over his neighbor’s kids. Instead, he is one of a small group of undergraduates who operates MIT’s nuclear reactor.

Margaret Cunniff, The Tech

NRL control room

NRL responds to the Boston Globe

NRL response to the 29 December 2009 Boston Globe article entitled "Potent Fuel at MIT Reactor Makes Uneasy Politics" by Bryan Bender of the Globe Washington DC office.

Reactor core

Partnership between test reactors to support nuclear energy research

The Advanced Test Reactor National Scientific User Facility (ATR NSUF) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Reactor (MITR) have announced a partnership designed to increase user access to national reactor irradiation and testing capability.

MIT News