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  • Learn more about the NE Master of Engineering program here: https://www.nuc.berkeley.edu/graduate/curriculum/meng-nuclear-engineering

  • The Joonhong Ahn Award in Nuclear Engineering Excellence: In memory of Professor Joonhong Ahn, we seek to establish an endowed annual award with a monetary prize to be awarded to a student, decided upon by the faculty, based on academic excellence, professional ethics and social responsibility.  Professor Ahn’s career embodied these principles and we hope to honor his commitments to nuclear engineering and community.

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  • WELCOME! At U.C. Berkeley, nuclear engineers are leading in research that will enable long-term sustainable and economic production of nuclear energy from fission and fusion; provide for responsible recycling and disposal of nuclear wastes; develop advanced, radiation tolerant materials for high-temperature applications; assure security by detecting illicit transfers of nuclear materials; and advance applications of nuclear methods for medical imaging and therapy.

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  • Research Spotlight: Prof. Peter Hosemann's research on nuclear materials and chemistry focuses on applying experimental materials science techniques to understanding the effects of radiation degradation on structural nuclear components (fission, fusion, spallation, etc.).

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  • One of Prof. Per Peterson's research foci on nuclear thermal hydraulics is Mark 1 Pebble-Bed FHR (Mk1 PB-FHR). The pre-conceptual design is the latest in a series of studies to explore potential designs for fluoride salt cooled, high temperature reactors. 

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  • NEWS HIGHLIGHT: The Radwatch Air Monitoring team has put together a unique system that serves high-resolution gamma-ray data hourly to monitor naturally occurring, airborne radioactivity. Weather data are also served to provide insight to correlations that exist in the transport of these radionuclides.

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Latest News

Nuclear Engineering Faculty Position - University of New Mexico

Monday, Dec 17th 2018

Faculty Position in Nuclear Engineering

The Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of New Mexico (UNM) invites applications for a tenure-
track appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

 


NSSC featured on NNSA website

Friday, Dec 14th 2018

In an article titled "Academic consortium takes learning about nuclear science on the road", the National Nuclear Scurity Administration highlights the accomplishments of the Nuclear Science and Security Consortium. 

Read the entire article here: https://www.energy.gov/nnsa/articles/academic-consortium-takes-learning-...

Excerpt from the article: 

 


NE Student Sarah Stevenson Featured in Idaho National Laboratory Article

Thursday, Nov 15th 2018

Sarah Stevenson, a PhD student, was featured this April in an article highlighting her worldly travels in pursuit of nuclear materials research: https://www.inl.gov/article/inl-internship-launches-international-resear...

Exerpt from the article:

Uncle Sam may have to wait a few years for Sarah Stevenson, but it’s a solid bet the wait will be worth it.

 


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