Professor Svoboda is part of a nonproliferation initiative developing new methods for monitoring nuclear reactors. From the article on the UC Davis Letters and Science Blog:
UC Davis Department of Physics Part of Nonproliferation Initiative
WATCHMAN, an international partnership developing new methods for monitoring nuclear reactors, is now fully funded thanks to nearly $12.8 million (Â£9.7 million) from the United Kingdomâ€™s Fund for International Collaboration. ... Both undergraduate and graduate students in the UC Davis Neutrino Group â€” led by Professor Robert Svoboda â€” have participated in the design and operation of the sensitive detectors required for WATCHMAN.
Read the full article on the UC Davis L&S Blog Here: https://lettersandscience.ucdavis.edu/blog/now-ful...
Read more about the WATCHMAN experiment at Professor Svobodaâ€™s research page http://svoboda.ucdavis.edu/experiments/watchman/