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Jason Hayward

Nuclear Engineering, UTK

Biography

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.


Research

Radiation instrumentation, especially for nonproliferation technologies and imaging.


Education

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


Publications

Full list of recent publications


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