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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 6–10, 2016
Nuclear Science & Technology: Imperatives for a Sustainable World
Las Vegas, NV|Caesars Palace
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The ANS Room block at Caesars Palace is now closed. Please call Caesar's Reservation Center at 866-227-5944 to check availability and pricing. Our meeting is listed as American Nuclear Society. You can also use our group code (SCANS6) to identify the correct room block.
Alvin Trivelpiece (Former Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Raymond J. Juzaitis (President, Retired, National Security Technologies, LLC)
Assistant General Chair:
Steven Curtis (Senior Program Manager, Readiness Resource Group)
Charles "Chip" Martin (Chief Nuclear Officer, National Security Technologies, LLC)
Assistant Program Chairs:
Elia Merzari (Principal Nuclear Engineer, Argonne National Laboratory)
Piyush Sabharwall (Nuclear Staff Researcher, Idaho National Laboratory)
Embedded Topical Meeting
Finis Southworth (Consultant, NGNP Industry Alliance)
David Petti (Scientific/Engineering Fellow, Idaho National Laboratory)