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September 9, 2020

Alum's gift creates new NE scholarship

On Purdue Day of Giving 2020, Nuclear Engineering Alumnus Don MacFarlane made a new estate gift of $90,000 to support the Donald R. MacFarlane Scholarship Endowment in Nuclear Engineering. This gift, combined with his original 2013 estate gift of $100,000 to the same scholarship fund, will ultimately benefit undergraduate Nuclear Engineering students for many generations to come.
September 2, 2020

Purdue Engineering Podcast features Nuclear Engineering

The Purdue Engineering Podcast is highlighting Nuclear Engineering with four podcasts. Topics include: AI and Nuclear Power Systems, Gas-cooled Small Modular Reactors, Versatile Test Reactors, and PUR-1, Indiana's only Nuclear Reactor.
August 31, 2020

The School of Nuclear Engineering welcomes a new faculty member

Yi Xie has joined the faculty of Nuclear Engineering as an assistant professor in Summer of 2020. Yi received her B.S. in nuclear engineering from the University of Science and Technology in China and her Ph.D. degree in nuclear engineering from The Ohio State University.
August 26, 2020

Antibiotics get a jolt to kill superbugs

Superbugs have strengthened themselves over time against traditionally effective antibiotic therapies. Professor Allen Garner's research group is devising a counterattack — using pulsed electric fields alongside conventional antibiotics to better kill the germs.
August 21, 2020

Making sure materials behave in nuclear reactors

Nuclear energy can reduce fossil fuel use & help resolve global warming issues. Read how our new Assistant Professor Yi Xie is testing structural materials to make the next generation of nuclear reactors even safer.
August 10, 2020

Purdue Nuclear team, finalist for ANS Student Design Competition

A team composed of undergraduate students from the School of Nuclear Engineering has been announced as a finalist for the 2020 American Nuclear Society (ANS) Student Design Competition and is invited to make a presentation at the ANS 2020 Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo to be held in November 2020.
June 10, 2020

Online Master of Nuclear Engineering

The School of Nuclear Engineering at Purdue University is excited to announce the new online Master of Nuclear Engineering degree program,to be launched in Fall, 2020. We are happy to provide this continuing education opportunity to those of you who are seeking advanced knowledge in nuclear engineering that can be achieved at your pace. A great opportunity to learn from our world-renowned faculty!
May 28, 2020

Endowed Scholarship Awards

Thanks to the philanthropic gifts made by our alumni, we are grateful for the following named scholarships awarded to our students for the Academic Year of 2020-21!
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