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March 25, 2021

Faculty of Engineering Practice Open Position

The School of Nuclear Engineering at Purdue University invites applications for a non-tenure track Faculty of Engineering Practice position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.
March 16, 2021

Mortar Board taps NE undergrad Destiny White

The Barbara Cook Chapter of Mortar Board at Purdue University recently tapped 42 rising seniors in the Class of 2022. Among them is Destiny White, a junior in the School of Nuclear Engineering.
December 18, 2020

Reece, Luse named Bravo Award winners

The School of Nuclear Engineering recognizes Kellie Reece, Administrative Assistant to the Head and Teresa Luse, Associate Administrative Assistant with the Bravo Award.
November 25, 2020

Bean selected as Golden Squirrel by MDE/IDES seniors

Assistant Professor Robert Bean is one of eight professors recognized by MDE/IDES seniors as being the best of the best faculty members in their programs. He also received the most student shout-outs, resulting in his being named the 2020 Golden Squirrel Scholar.
November 17, 2020

NE’s Garner, SCALE team win Seed for Success award

NE Associate Professor Allen L. Garner and his fellow SCALE teammates were recently recognized with a Seed for Success award at the 2020 Excellence in Research awards ceremony. The team was acknowledged for its efforts that resulted in $20M in funding.
November 6, 2020

Next-gen reactors will enhance safety and sustainability

In the College of Engineering's latest Medium blog post, Nuclear Engineering Professor Shripad Revankar discusses next-generation reactors, known as Generation IV, and how they can be integrated with renewable generating sources, are less expensive than their predecessors, burn nuclear waste as an energy resource, and are “walk-away” safe. The most likely Generation IV reactor to be commercialized is the Very High Temperature Reactor (VHTR), and a Purdue team has proposed novel experimental research with the goal of developing a scaled experimental facility to study a VHTR building response in the event of a depressurization accident.
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