News – Nuclear Engineering Program

Forbes Recognizes Dr. McDonald as One of  “30 Under 30”

Forbes Recognizes Dr. McDonald as One of “30 Under 30”

January 5th, 2017

The 28-year-old University of Utah Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor, who also is a faculty member in the U’s Nuclear Engineering Program, was just n... read more

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

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

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

High School Students Summer Internship with UNEP

High School Students Summer Internship with UNEP

July 30th, 2013

Three High School Students working with UNEP this Summer.  For article please see HS Student Bios for News.... read more

Dream-Team at UNEP solves Aging Issue of Research Reactors

Dream-Team at UNEP solves Aging Issue of Research Reactors

July 23rd, 2013

UNEP leads the Nation in Application of Nuclear Power industry Repair Methodology to Aging Research Reactors.  For full article please read Waterlevel repair article... read more

UNEP New Reactor Team

UNEP New Reactor Team

July 16th, 2013

  Ryan Schow, UNEP Reactor Supervisor History: Ryan Schow, a native of Pleasant Grove, UT, graduated in December 2001 from the University of Utah with a Bachelor... read more

UNEP Lab Planner and Analyst

UNEP Lab Planner and Analyst

July 16th, 2013

History: Steve Burnham came from Anchorage, Alaska to study engineering at the University of Utah in 2008.  He received his Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in... read more

Summer Research

Summer Research

July 15th, 2013

Juan Carlos Garcia from Whittier College, CA was given the opportunity by the Graduate Preparation Institute to explore the aspects of Graduate School.  He was ... read more