Ph.D. students: If you are interested in “real world” challenges, come aboard. All researchers in the group are expected to have a good background in numerical methods and programming. We work with hands on equipment bringing context to problems. Most projects are being performed with a national laboratory or industry partner.
Children’s Museum of Brazos Valley:
In June 2021, Dr. Prasad reached out to children from ages 3-11 years, to explore radioactivity and nuclear energy in simple and fun terms. Several activities such as make your own atoms, to experiment with a GM counter on bananas were included.
Chair, American Nuclear Society (ANS) Local Sections Committee (LSC), 2019-2021: Dr. Prasad served as the Chair of the ANS LSC which helps organize local sections stay connected with nuclear awareness and outreach activities at the grass root level. She has undertaken a number of reforms in this capacity, including helping in the revitalization efforts of various local sections, such as Arizona and Northern California.
Nuclear Professional Engineers (PE) Committee, American Nuclear Society: Dr. Prasad is an active member of the ANS PE-Exam committee which helps professionals obtain the NCEES PE license. This summer she is helping with exam review activities.
American Nuclear Society Nuclear Patch for Girl Scout If interested in organizing one, please drop a line through the “Contact Us” link!