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

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

Applications for Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Applications for Tenure-Track Faculty Position

December 5th, 2014

UNEP invites applications for tenure-track faculty position in nuclear engineering with the areas of interest in nuclear power and science, nuclear fuel cycle, nuclear materials and ... read more

2014 Student ANS Conference Best Undergraduate Paper and Presentation

2014 Student ANS Conference Best Undergraduate Paper and Presentation

April 14th, 2014

The 2014 American Nuclear Society (ANS) Student Conference was held at The Pennsylvania State University April 3-6.  The Utah Nuclear Engineering Program (UNEP) sent three ... read more

UNEP Student Wins Prestigious Fellowship

UNEP Student Wins Prestigious Fellowship

January 3rd, 2014

“Are you looking for a dynamic career that will make a difference in the safety and security of our nation? Do you have a strong a... read more

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Student & Recent Graduate Opportunities

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

Oak Ridge National Labratory

Oak Ridge National Labratory

August 11th, 2013

The following job openings/ internships/ fellowships and scholarships are for students or recent graduates. Many of the postings have been provided to us by... read more

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Announcements

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

Nuclear Artwork Fundraiser

Nuclear Artwork Fundraiser

Come support honor society students and help increase national STEM opportunities with a "First ever,

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Seminars

Nuclear Seminar Spring 2015 Review

Nuclear Seminar Spring 2015 Review

April 22nd, 2015 Nuclear Seminar Spring 2015 Review with Dr. Tatjana Jevremovic in WEB

Large-Scale Removal of Atmospheric CO2 through Biomass Chemical Looping Combustion

Large-Scale Removal of Atmospheric CO2 through Biomass Chemical Looping Combustion

April 15th, 2015 Nuclear Seminar with Dr. Kevin Whitty, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering

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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.