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Qualifying Exam Information

Qualifying Exam Handbook 2016

2017 NE QE Student Briefing

 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017:
  • Grad Chair will hold a briefing to discuss the qualifying examination 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM NE Conference Room NUCL 137
Friday, November 10, 2017:
  • Students planning to take QE in Spring 2018 must notify Grad Chair of that intention via email by 5:00 pm and include area of specialization
Friday, December 8, 2017:
  • Students will receive a journal paper which will be basis for written research assessment paper
Monday, January 15, 2018:
  • Students will turn in the written research assessment paper

 

Exam Schedule

Monday, February 5, 2018 and Wednesday, February 7, 2018: NUCL 137
 
Students will take the written general knowledge examinations
 
February 5, 2018:
  • 13:00 - 14:30 Nuclear radiation detection and protection
  • 14:45 - 16:15 Nuclear Engineering Fundamentals and Reactor Physics
February 7, 2018:
  • 13:00 - 14:30 Fluids, heat transfer, and reactor safety
  • 14:45 - 16:15 Nuclear Materials including fuel cycle and waste management
February 19-23, 2018 (week of):
  • Students will take the oral portion of the exam in the area of specialization