Nuclear Engineering, UTK
Jason Hayward, UCOR Fellow, is a Professor of Nuclear Engineering at the University of Tennessee. Hayward holds joint appointments with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the Y12 National Security Complex, and the UTK-ORNL Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research. He also serves as the Nuclear Engineering Director of Graduate Studies and as the Deputy Executive Director for the Nuclear Science and Security Consortium. Hayward is the recipient of a DOE Science CAREER award. ASEE has also recognized him with a New Faculty Research Award and as a ‘faculty under forty’ highlight. Hayward is an IEEE Senior Member, an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, and a member of the Radiation Instrumentation Steering Committee. He holds a PhD in Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences from the University of Michigan. Prior to his time in academia, Hayward served as a U.S. Naval Officer for eight years.
Radiation instrumentation, especially for nonproliferation technologies and imaging.
PhD, Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2008
MSE, Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2004
BS, Physics and Mathematics, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN, 1999
Awards and Recognitions
2020 UT Tickle College of Engineering Research Achievement Award
2017 Elevated to IEEE Senior Member Status
2016 UT College of Engineering Professional Promise in Research Award
2014 American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) ‘Faculty Under Forty’ Highlight
2014 UT Citation for Professional Promise in Research and Creative Achievement
2014 UT College of Engineering Professional Promise in Research Award
2013 DOE Science CAREER Awardee (61 awards selected out of 770 university and national lab-based applicants)
2013 UT Nuclear Engineering Outstanding Researcher Award