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NE MEng Alumni, Joshua McCumber writes about balancing academics and work in new blog on Medium

Monday, Oct 15th 2018

In his new blog post on Medium entitled "A Nuclear Balance: UC Berkeley’s MEng program and full-time work," Joshua McCumber shares his story, his challenges and triumphs as a nuclear engineer.

At Berkeley, the intellect and curiosity of fellow students were the best I have ever experienced.


University of California, Berkeley ranks 3rd on College Magazine's "Top 10 Colleges for Engineering Majors"

Monday, Sep 24th 2018

In an article released on August 9, 2018 on,UC Berkeley ranks 3rd nationwide on the list of "top 10 colleges for engineering majors that will have you rebuilding the world in no time."


NE Doctoral Candidate Receives Award for Nuclear Engineering Software

Thursday, Sep 6th 2018

Campus doctoral candidate in nuclear engineering April Novak placed first in the advanced reactor systems category at the annual Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Awards in April.


Berkeley Lab Team Wins Data-Driven Scavenger Hunt for Simulated Nuclear Materials

Tuesday, Jul 17th 2018

Competing in a fictitious high-stakes scenario, a group of scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) bested two dozen other teams in a months-long, data-driven scavenger hunt for simulated radioactive materials in a virtual urban environment.