Qualifying Exam Information

Qualifying Exam Handbook 2014

2015 NE QE Student Briefing

Wednesday, October 29, 2014:

  • Grad Chair will hold a briefing to discuss the qualifying examination

Friday, November 7, 2014:

  • Students planning to take QE in Spring 2015 must notify Grad Chair of that intention via email by 5:00pm and include area of specialization

Friday, December 12, 2014:

  • Students will receive a journal paper which will be basis for written research assessment paper

Friday, January 30, 2015:

  • Students will turn in the written research assessment paper

Exam Schedule

Monday, February 2, 2015 and February 3, 2015: NUCL 115 - Student Lounge

Students will take the written general knowledge examinations

February 2, 2015

  • 13:00 - 14:30 Nuclear Engineering Fundamentals and Reactor Physics
  • 14:45 - 16:15 Nuclear Materials including fuel cycle and waste management

February 3, 2015

  • 13:00 - 14:30 Fluids, heat transfer, and reactor safety
  • 14:45 - 16:15 Nuclear radiation detection and protection

Monday, February 16, 2015 (week of):

  • Students will take the oral portion of the exam in the area of specialization

Monday, March 9, 2015 (week of):

  • Students will be notified of their final grades on the exam