Nuclear Engineering Department Advisory Council (NEDAC)
The purpose of the Council (NEDAC) is to provide observations, advice, feedback and support to the Nuclear Engineering (NE) Department Head and faculty. The NEDAC will consist of about fifteen members with terms of 5 years and staggered. NEDAC membership terms are subject to renewal by the Department Head upon consultation with the faculty and consent of the target NEDAC member. The Council itself will elect a Chair with concurrence by the NE Department Head.The NEDAC will review the NE Department’s Strategic Plan at least every other year and provide recommendations to the Department Head. The NEDAC will meet at least once a year. No substitutes will be permitted.Subcommittees of NEDAC will be formed as needed charged with addressing overarching issues of NE education and research; for example: Space and Facilities, National Recognition, Curriculum Review, Diversity Efforts, Lab/Industry/University Interaction, and Fund Raising. The NEDAC members are encouraged to champion and facilitate senior design projects, internships for undergraduate and graduate students, employment of NE graduates, and support outreach and research activities.
Wednesday, May 1 will include the meeting of the NEDAC-UG subcommittee, afternoon Senior Design presentations, a graduate poster session, and dinner.
Thursday, May 2 will be the day-long annual meeting of NEDAC.
More details to follow…