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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.
August 14–17, 2016
Delivering the Nuclear Promise
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Plantation
The 2016 Utility Working Conference & Vendor Technology Expo will be hosted at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in Amelia Island, FL from August 14-17. All meeting activities, plenary sessions, technical sessions and exhibits and will be held at the hotel (unless otherwise noted).
Hotel room block and registration is now open! The special group rate for the conference starts at $165+. A limited number of rooms are reserved at this rate.
Reservation Link: Omni Amelia Island Resort
Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort
39 Beach Lagoon Road
Amelia Island, Florida 32034
Reservations must be made by Friday, July 15, 2016 , or before the group rooms are sold out. Prevailing hotel rates may apply after this date or when the group rooms are sold out, whichever occurs first.
**PLEASE NOTE: ALL room cancellations must be made before JULY 22, 2016 (3 weeks out) in order to avoid forfeiter of your deposit.**
Scot Greenlee (Sr. VP, Engineering & Technical Services, Exelon Nuclear)
Assistant General Chair:
Donald Hoffman (President/CEO, EXCEL Services Corporation)
Dan Doran (Director of Engineering, Exelon Nuclear)
Assistant Program Chairs:
Shann Coleman (Manager - Strategic Nuclear Alliances and Variable Resources, Duke Energy)
Vince Gilbert (Chief Knowledge Officer, EXCEL Services Corporation)
Mike Spellman (Control Room Supervisor, Duke Energy)