Our department has a unique history. It is home to the first university-based nuclear reactor and the world-renowned Nuclear Reactor Program.
Our Expertise is Diverse — Five Research Areas
Learn by Doing
Through its state-of-the-art facilities and advanced computer resources, the department integrates education and research, giving our undergraduate and graduate students opportunities to solve real-world problems in classroom, field and laboratory settings.
Broaden Your World
Co-op Experience: Engineering students can gain hands-on job experience while pursuing their degrees, and get paid for it, through the Cooperative Education Program.
Study Abroad: Engineering is a global enterprise. Many employers are looking for graduates with second languages and international exposure. Study abroad can make that happen.
Donations help the NE department evolve and keep pace with the latest technology, while giving our students the skills, global awareness and sense of responsibility they need to make a difference in the world. Consider supporting the department today. Follow our Give Now link to donate to the Nuclear Engineering Enhancement Fund.