MS Alpha Chapter Image, NJ Municipal Engineer, & Nuclear Decommissioning Program 2019

Earlier this month, leaders from the Mississippi Alpha Chapter, at Mississippi State University, were in Chattanooga for the Tau Beta Pi District 6 Conference. This week, the MS Alpha Chapter’s Instagram posted some images from their trip. See image below of the group with the Bent monument at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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Brian M. Prohowich, P.E. (PA Z ’95), has been promoted to municipal engineer for the city of Millville, New Jersey. He has been serving as “acting” municipal engineer since last year and is a longtime assistant engineer for the city.

Prohowich earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Drexel University. Click here for more information.

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The nuclear engineering department at the University of Tennessee Knoxville (UTK) now offers a minor in decommissioning, the first program of its kind at a U.S. university. According to the news article, the goal is to prepare experts in the area of decommissioning nuclear power plants and environmental cleanup.

“This is an area of work and research that will only grow in importance in coming years, and we are well positioned to team with UCOR in those efforts,” Wes Hines, Ph.D. (OH D ’85), head of the department of nuclear engineering at UTK.

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