NC State Nuclear events in celebration of 2021 Engineers’ Week

Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers in 1951, E-week (February 21-27, 2021) is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers.

NC State’s Nuclear Engineering activities include:

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Tuesday, 02/23 @ 6:00 – 7:00 pm

“Nuclear Policy in DC – what you should know”
John Starkey, American Nuclear Society (ANS) Director of Government Relations

Wednesday, 02/24 @ 7:00 – 8:00 pm

WiN Wednesdays
Work-Life Balance in Nuclear Engineering”
Katharina Stapelmann, NE Assistant Professor

Thursday, 02/25 @ 
Girls’ Engineering Day today YAY!

4:00-5:00 pm
Nuclear Engineering Graduate Seminar Series (Zoom link here for seminar)
“Advancing Reactor Development and Deployment through Model, Simulation and Experiment”
Dr. David Pointer, Section Head, Advanced Reactor Engineering and Development
Nuclear Energy and Fuel Cycle Division, ORNL

6:00-7:00 pm
“Nuclear Engineering Alumni Career Panel”
Julie Ezold, Radioisotope Production & Operations Section Head, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (radiological+)
Ciara Rice, Nuclear Test Engineer, Newport News Shipbuilding (nuclear navy, civilian focus)
Abdullah Zafar, Physicist/Scientist, Applied Materials (plasma)
Dami Fasina, Graduate Student, Medical Physics Program, Duke University (medical physics)

Friday, 02/26 @ 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Social Hour
– brief update on 2021 ANS Student Conference @ start
– nuclear activism chat with Heather Hoff & Kristin Zaitz, co-founders of Mothers for Nuclear. Check out the New Yorker 2/19 article.


Program brought to you by

NC State Nuclear Engineering American Nuclear Society (ANS) Student Chapter |
Women in Nuclear (WiN) Student Chapter | NE Outreach Program


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