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

News

Statistics in Nuclear Forensics by Dr. Luther McDonald

Statistics in Nuclear Forensics by Dr. Luther McDonald

November 8th, 2016

UNEP's own Dr. Luther McDonald will be presenting an online presentation titled Statistics in Nuclear Forensics Dr. Luther McDonald, University of Utah Professor McDonald joined the University... read more

University of Utah Awarded $5M in Nuclear Forensics Research

University of Utah Awarded $5M in Nuclear Forensics Research

September 20th, 2016

University of Utah Awarded $5M in Nuclear Forensics Research Since September 2015, the University of Utah has been awarded three federal grants (almost $5M in funding)... read more

Nuclear Engineering Faculty Special Web-Based Lecture

Nuclear Engineering Faculty Special Web-Based Lecture

July 27th, 2016

  7/13/2016 Greetings, The NAMP cordially invites you to attend web-based lectures on specific radiochemistry topics developed in cooperation with the EPA and other Federal agencies, and our ... read more

Student Awarded for Top Poster at Nuclear Forensics Meeting

Student Awarded for Top Poster at Nuclear Forensics Meeting

July 27th, 2016

At the Homeland Security's Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO), University of Utah Nuclear Engineering Student, Adam Olsen, won an award for having one of the top ... read more

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

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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

November 16, 2016 Nuclear Seminar with Dr. Justin Watson

November 16, 2016 Nuclear Seminar with Dr. Justin Watson

UNEP Seminar 11-16-16 Implicit Steady State and Transient Solution for Modern Reactor Analysis Codes Abstract Historically

November 9, 2016 Nuclear Seminar with Dr. Wei Jia

November 9, 2016 Nuclear Seminar with Dr. Wei Jia

Probabilistic Analysis of CO2 Storage Mechanisms in a CO2-EOR Field Using Polynomial Chaos

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Nuclear Facts

Nuclear Fact #4

The US Department of Labor lists that in May of 2007 the mean annual wage as $97,130 for Nuclear Engineers working in research, development services, architectural, Federal Executive Branch, consulting and as management in companies & enterprises.