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2019-2020 University Catalog 
2019-2020 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Nuclear Engineering (Graduate)

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Department/School Head:

Seungjin Kim, Ph.D. Capt. James McCarthy, Jr. and Cheryl E. McCarthy Head of the School of Nuclear Engineering

Academic Programs:

Master’s and Ph.D. Programs

The School of Nuclear Engineering at Purdue University has students from a variety of undergraduate preparations which include other branches of engineering, various fields of science, and mathematics.  This diversity in conjunction with an open stance on interdisciplinary research enables us to accommodate the interests of our graduate students in exploring new opportunities and challenges in the rapidly broadening field of nuclear engineering advanced technologies as fission and fusion power generators, new medical technologies and procedures, improved food safety, advanced materials processing, advanced imaging, and the safe treatment and disposal of spent nuclear fuel.

  • M.S.N.E. in Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D.

Concentrations (Areas of Study):

  • Applied Intelligent Systems
  • BioElectrics and ElecrtoPhysics (BEEP)
  • Materials Under Extreme Environment 
  • Nuclear Fusion and Fusion Technology
  • Fuel Cycle and Waste Management
  • Hydrogen and Fuel Cell
  • Nuclear Materials
  • Nuclear Systems Simulation
  • Radiation and Neutron Detection and Interrogation
  • Reactor Physics
  • Thermal Hydraulics and Reactor Safety
  • Nuclear Nonproliferation

Regular Graduate Faculty by Rank:


Chan Choi
Ahmed Hassanein
Mamoru Ishii
Seungjin Kim
Shripad Revankar
Rusi Taleyarkhan
Lefteri Tsoukalas

Associate Professor

Hany Abdel-Khalik
Martin Lopez-De-Bertodano

Assistant Professor

Robert Bean
Allen Garner
Tatyana Sizyuk
Janelle Wharry
Yunlin Xu

Emeritus Faculty

Arden Bement
Victor Ransom
Alvin Solomon
Takashi Hibiki




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