Students First: Nuclear Engineering at NC State

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North Carolina State University was home to the first university-based nuclear reactor for teaching and research. Today we're the lead university in the unique Department of Energy-funded CASL initiative, which uses advanced computer simulations to create safer, more cost-effective nuclear power plants.

Nuclear engineers are in high demand. Our graduates are employed by utility companies, government energy and defense agencies, national laboratories, nuclear plants and private companies. Our teaching and research address such diverse areas as consumer and industrial power, space exploration, medical therapy, safety and transportation.


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Nuclear Engineering Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Released: January 15, 2014

Nuclear Engineering Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

NC State's Department of Nuclear Engineering hosts a 10-week summer research program for outstanding rising junior and senior undergraduate students from other institutions who are interested in pursuing graduate studies in nuclear engineering.  The hosted students work with a faculty mentor on a research project in the faculty's area of expertise. Possible …

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