Welcome to the Nuclear Engineering Program

  • Nuclear Forensics

    Graduate program and research

  • Simulations

    Advanced reactor core simulations, visualizations, and benchmarks

  • 100 kW TRIGA Reactor

    Research, training, education in reactor operation, NAA, and sample irradiation studies

  • Nuclear Museum

    Museum: Utah Energy Playground, decommissioned 5W AGN 201

  • UNEP

    Utah Nuclear Engineering Program

$$$$ Nuclear Engineering Scholarship $$$$

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News

Reactor Supervisor Interviewed for KUTE Podcast

Reactor Supervisor Interviewed for KUTE Podcast

January 6th, 2016

KUTE Radio's show - The Rostrum - recently had a conversation with Ryan Schow, a Utah native, and Nuclear Reactor Supervisor at the U, providing an ... read more

UNEP Student Wins AICHE Poster Competition

UNEP Student Wins AICHE Poster Competition

November 16th, 2015

University of Utah chemical engineering student, JoCee Porter, was awarded first place in the Undergraduate Student Poster Competition during the Annual National Student Council for... read more

Utah ANS Chapter visits Idaho National Labs

Utah ANS Chapter visits Idaho National Labs

June 8th, 2015

On May 20th, 2015, the University of Utah ANS Chapter visited Idaho National Labs (INL).  Members of BYU and Utah State were also invited.  It w... read more

2015 Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Summer School

2015 Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Summer School

February 25th, 2015

June 5 through July 24, 2015 Washington State University is hosting the Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Summer School.  Students will receive financial compensation to cover tuition, ... read more

UNEP wins the Non-Commercial Project of the Year Competition

UNEP wins the Non-Commercial Project of the Year Competition

February 11th, 2015

UNEP won the Non-Commercial Project of the Year Competition at the DevonWay‬ ‪‎Continuous Improvement‬ Conference ‪‎Ci7‬ in San Diego, CA on Feb. 11, 2015 ... read more

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Student & Recent Graduate Opportunities

US Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Graduate Fellowship Program

US Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Graduate Fellowship Program

September 28th, 2015

Sept. 29, 2015 Nuclear Seminar with US Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP) in WEB L-120 at 3:30 pm. NGFP at Utah... read more

2015 Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Summer School

2015 Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Summer School

February 25th, 2015

June 5 through July 24, 2015 Washington State University is hosting the Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Summer School.  Students will receive financial compensation to cover tuition, ... read more

Radiological Environmental Sciences Laboratory Division

Radiological Environmental Sciences Laboratory Division

August 16th, 2013

1. The Radiological & Environmental Sciences Laboratory Division (RESL) is seeking a Chemist (Pathways Recent Graduate), GS-1320-5/7/9. This vacancy is open from 8/6/2013 through... read more

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Announcements

US Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Graduate Fellowship Program

US Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Graduate Fellowship Program

Sept. 29, 2015 Nuclear Seminar with US Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Graduate

Utah Alpha Nu Sigma Incoming Graduate Scholarship

Utah Alpha Nu Sigma Incoming Graduate Scholarship

Utah Alpha Nu Sigma Incoming Graduate Scholarship  Scholarship Information & Purpose:  The University of Utah Alpha Nu S

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Seminars

April 20, 2016 Nuclear Seminar with Dr. George Sandison

April 20, 2016 Nuclear Seminar with Dr. George Sandison

Tumor Motion Management in the Radiation Treatment of Cancer Dr. Sandison Seminar 4-20-16

April 13, 2016 Nuclear Seminar with Dr. Wei Ji

April 13, 2016 Nuclear Seminar with Dr. Wei Ji

Advanced modeling and simulation for multiphysics analysis of next-generation nuclear reactors: granular flow

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Nuclear Facts

Nuclear Fact #3

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission currently has 17 applications for a combined license application for new reactors. The reactors would be located throughout the US.