By Jason Evans

Emily and Jarvis Caffrey are partners in more ways than one. The husband and wife duo are also research colleagues at Oregon State University’s Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics (NERHP) and recent ARCS scholars — Emily for her master’s thesis measuring radiation doses in marine organisms, and Jarvis for his work aboard one of the only research vessels allowed inside the containment area of the Fukushima crisis, where he took radiation measurements with equipment developed at NERHP.

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By Casey L. Mills

Elizabeth Houser, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics at Oregon State, was named a Rising Star in Nuclear Science & Engineering by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Elizabeth Houser
Elizabeth Houser, Ph.D. candidate in radiation health physics, collects snails near Chalk River National Laboratory in Ontario, Canada.

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Congratulations to MIME associate professor Roberto Albertani, who has been appointed the State of Oregon representative for the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).

Roberto Albertani

The AIAA was established in 1963 by merging the American Rocket Society and the Institute of the Aerospace Sciences for purposes of better supporting the development of future aerospace professionals, practicing aerospace professionals, and the organizations and institutions involved in aerospace. In his new capacity, Dr. Albertani will work to enhance existing links and develop new connections between the AIAA and educational institutions, the aerospace industry, and government authorities at both the State and regional levels.

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