Governor’s Chair for Nuclear Materials
Zinkle is using ions and neutrons to explore the stability and thermal conductivity of certain fuels. He is also researching accident-tolerant fuel systems for reactors in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster in Japan.
He holds a joint appointment in the UT Departments of Nuclear Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering.
In the News
August 2013 from ORNL