Students First: Nuclear Engineering at NC State

Join a department of firsts.

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.


Position Openings

Recent Headlines

View More

Alsabbagh Wins the 2014 American Nuclear Society's Mark Mills Award

Released: August 15, 2014

Dr. Ahmad Alsabbagh is the 2014 recipient of the American Nuclear Society's Mark Mills Award. It is awarded to the graduate student author who submits the best original technical paper contributing to the advancement of science and engineering related to the atomic nucleus.

Alsabbagh joined the nuclear materials group in the nuclear engineering department at NC Statein 2011. And …

Read More

Where Next?

NC State University Homepage