Nuclear Science and Engineering

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Our internationally recognized faculty and staff balance compelling experimental and theoretical research and computer-based modeling with a strong dedication to student education, growth, and success.

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Faculty member Wade Marcum and researcher in nuclear engineering lab.

Triple alumnus returns to NSE, with a mission

NSE’s newest faculty member, Trevor Howard, aims to address challenges associated with the design of high-performance nuclear reactors.

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