UNEP Student Organizations

Graduate Student Advisery Committee (GSAC)

The function of the Nuclear Engineering GSAC is to organize the UNEP students and represent students’ interests to the University administration and faculty. It is an official committee of the University of Utah affiliated with the Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU). To reach the GSAC call the the UNEP at 801.581.4188 and request to speak to a GSAC student.

American Nuclear Society (ANS)


ANS was established at the University of Utah on December 1, 1977. The mission of ANS is to: “serve its members in their efforts to develop and safely apply nuclear science and technology for public benefit through knowledge exchange, professional development, and enhanced public understanding”. These ideals are accomplished by working with the GSAC to advance research opportunities within UNEP, attend and present at conferences, and give tours of the 100kW TRIGA reactor to the public. For their website please go here.

Alpha Nu Sigma Society (ΑΝΣ)

Alpha Nu Sigma is a sub-organization to ANS that serves as a national honor society that recognizes high scholarship, integrity, and potential achievement in applied nuclear science and nuclear engineering among outstanding students.