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Jason Hayward

Jason Hayward

UCOR Fellow, Professor, Associate Head for Graduate Studies and Research

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.  He teaches classes in detection, imaging, and nondestructive assay of nuclear materials; radiation biology; and engineering design.  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.

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