Nuclear Reactor Program (NRP)

Partner of the Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF), Idaho National Lab
Member of the Research Triangle Nanotechnology Network (RTNN)


To enhance, promote, and utilize the PULSTAR research reactor and associated facilities in an exemplary manner, leading to national recognition as a premier 1-MW Nuclear Reactor Program dedicated to research, teaching, and extension. The PULSTAR reactor facility is available for use by research faculty and staff within the UNC system or at other academic institutions, and by governmental agencies and industries in the State of North Carolina and the Nation.

NRP User Guide

The Nuclear Reactor Program administers the PULSTAR Reactor and associated instrumentation as a User Facility.  As such, all NRP experimental facilities and capabilities are available for use by users within and external to NC State University and the UNC system.  Follow the link above to learn more about how to become a user of the state-of-the-art PULSTAR User Facilities.