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School of Nuclear Engineering

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Nuclear engineering is firmly grounded in the understanding and application of modern physics. It has demonstrated vast potential for growth in power generation, medicine, industrial processes, plasmas, space technologies, and national defense.

Nuclear engineers at Purdue contribute to such 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.

Indiana’s first and only nuclear reactor has its home in Purdue University’s Electrical Engineering Building. It headlines field trips for high-school juniors and seniors who participate in demonstrations and experiments.  Students in the undergraduate program have an opportunity to work with the reactor in their courses.

Faculty (website)

School of Nuclear Engineering (website)

Contact Information

School of Nuclear Engineering
Purdue University
516 Northwestern Ave, WANG 4th floor
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2017

Student Services Information: Phone: (765) 494-5749
Academic Programs email: nuclss@purdue.edu

General Contact Information: Phone: (765) 494-5739
General Information email: ne@purdue.edu

Graduate Information

For Graduate Information please see Nuclear Engineering Graduate Program Information .




      Nuclear Engineering

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