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April 8–10, 2021
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NC State celebrates 70 years of nuclear engineering education
An early picture of the research reactor building on the North Carolina State University campus. The Department of Nuclear Engineering is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its nuclear engineering curriculum in 2020–2021. Photo: North Carolina State University
The Department of Nuclear Engineering at North Carolina State University has spent the 2020–2021 academic year celebrating the 70th anniversary of its becoming the first U.S. university to establish a nuclear engineering curriculum. It started in 1950, when Clifford Beck, then of Oak Ridge, Tenn., obtained support from NC State’s dean of engineering, Harold Lampe, to build the nation’s first university nuclear reactor and, in conjunction, establish an educational curriculum dedicated to nuclear engineering.
The department, host to the 2021 ANS Virtual Student Conference, scheduled for April 8–10, now features 23 tenure/tenure-track faculty and three research faculty members. “What a journey for the first nuclear engineering curriculum in the nation,” said Kostadin Ivanov, professor and department head.
November 20, 2020
We hosted our first-ever ANS Virtual Graduate School Fair on November 20 to help prepare the next generation of nuclear professionals and to keep early and seasoned experts at the top of their game!
Nuclear Engineering Graduate School Admissions Information for Spring and Fall 2021
3:30 pmOpening remarks
3:45 pmMake your application pop!
Lisa Marshall, NC State recruiter/adviserLane Carasik, Virginia Commonwealth University facultyJeff King, Colorado School of Mines admissions committee member
4:15 pmWhat is it really like? Advice from current students
Kelley Verner, University of IdahoCharlyne Smith, University of FloridaJeremy Mettler, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignMario Mendoza, Texas A&M University
4:45 pmUniversity Breakout Sessions
Colorado School of MinesMITNorth Carolina State UniversityThe Ohio State UniversityOregon State UniversityPenn State UniversityRensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTexas A&M UniversityUniversity of California, BerkeleyUniversity of FloridaUniversity of IdahoUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUniversity of MichiganUniversity of New MexicoUniversity of Tennessee - KnoxvilleUniversity of Wisconsin - MadisonVirginia Commonwealth UniversityVirginia Tech
6:15 pmWhat's Next!
Hear about the ANS College Series and learn about upcoming activities from the Student Section Committee and Young Members Group
Please contact Dan Goldberg with any questions about the Graduate School Fair.