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  • The Joonhong Ahn Award in Nuclear Engineering Excellence: In memory of Professor Joonhong Ahn, we seek to establish an endowed annual award with a monetary prize to be awarded to a student, decided upon by the faculty, based on academic excellence, professional ethics and social responsibility.  Professor Ahn’s career embodied these principles and we hope to honor his commitments to nuclear engineering and community.


  • WELCOME! At U.C. Berkeley, nuclear engineers are leading in research that will enable long-term sustainable and economic production of nuclear energy from fission and fusion; provide for responsible recycling and disposal of nuclear wastes; develop advanced, radiation tolerant materials for high-temperature applications; assure security by detecting illicit transfers of nuclear materials; and advance applications of nuclear methods for medical imaging and therapy.


  • Research Spotlight: Prof. Peter Hosemann's research on nuclear materials and chemistry focuses on applying experimental materials science techniques to understanding the effects of radiation degradation on structural nuclear components (fission, fusion, spallation, etc.).


  • One of Prof. Per Peterson's research foci on nuclear thermal hydraulics is Mark 1 Pebble-Bed FHR (Mk1 PB-FHR). The pre-conceptual design is the latest in a series of studies to explore potential designs for fluoride salt cooled, high temperature reactors. 


  • NEWS HIGHLIGHT: The Radwatch Air Monitoring team has put together a unique system that serves high-resolution gamma-ray data hourly to monitor naturally occurring, airborne radioactivity. Weather data are also served to provide insight to correlations that exist in the transport of these radionuclides.


Latest News

2019 Modeling, Experimentation, and Validation (MeV) Summer School Announcement

Thursday, Jan 17th 2019

"The tenth annual Modeling, Experimentation, and Validation (MeV) Summer School will be held July 15-25, 2019, at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

This year’s theme is “From foundational science to global impact: transforming nuclear energy through advanced materials and fuel cycle development.


2019 INL Internship Opportunities

Thursday, Jan 17th 2019

"In 2018, INL hosted 369 interns from 86 universities studying over 100 different majors. Our goal is to host more students in 2019. So far we have only filled 110 positions. We use our 15 general  postings to find and select students to fill our individual positions. All general internship positions (attached flyer) are currently live on our careers website, Your students are encouraged to apply to as many postings as they have interest in.


Nuclear Engineering Faculty Position - University of New Mexico

Monday, Dec 17th 2018

Faculty Position in Nuclear Engineering

The Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of New Mexico (UNM) invites applications for a tenure-
track appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.


Upcoming Events

Positron science and technology
Allen P. Mills Jr.
Mon, 01/28/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
3105 Etcheverry Hall
Small, modular & economically attractive fusion enabled by high-field superconductors
Dr. Dennis Whyte
Mon, 03/18/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
3105 Etcheverry Hall