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Elizabeth City State among HBCUs receiving $3 million from Nuclear Security Administration

Elizabeth City State among HBCUs receiving $3 million from Nuclear Security
Elizabeth City State among HBCUs receiving $3 million from Nuclear Security(Elizabeth City State University)
Published: Nov. 20, 2020 at 10:15 PM EST
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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -Three historically Black colleges have received $3 million to use in developing devices that can find defects in nuclear facilities as they age.

That’s according to a news release from N.C. Central University in Durham.

The National Nuclear Security Administration awarded the money to N.C. Central, Elizabeth City State University and Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Principal investigator Abdennaceur Karoui is leading a group of research teams comprised of faculty and students from the three schools. The NCCU team will examine alloys for a composition that is light, but can withstand the impact of nuclear radiation.

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