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  • Learn more about the NE Master of Engineering program here: https://www.nuc.berkeley.edu/graduate/curriculum/meng-nuclear-engineering

  • The Joonhong Ahn Award in Nuclear Engineering Excellence: In memory of Professor Joonhong Ahn, we seek to establish an endowed annual award with a monetary prize to be awarded to a student, decided upon by the faculty, based on academic excellence, professional ethics and social responsibility.  Professor Ahn’s career embodied these principles and we hope to honor his commitments to nuclear engineering and community.

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  • WELCOME! At U.C. Berkeley, nuclear engineers are leading in research that will enable long-term sustainable and economic production of nuclear energy from fission and fusion; provide for responsible recycling and disposal of nuclear wastes; develop advanced, radiation tolerant materials for high-temperature applications; assure security by detecting illicit transfers of nuclear materials; and advance applications of nuclear methods for medical imaging and therapy.

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  • Research Spotlight: Prof. Peter Hosemann's research on nuclear materials and chemistry focuses on applying experimental materials science techniques to understanding the effects of radiation degradation on structural nuclear components (fission, fusion, spallation, etc.).

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  • One of Prof. Per Peterson's research foci on nuclear thermal hydraulics is Mark 1 Pebble-Bed FHR (Mk1 PB-FHR). The pre-conceptual design is the latest in a series of studies to explore potential designs for fluoride salt cooled, high temperature reactors. 

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  • NEWS HIGHLIGHT: The Radwatch Air Monitoring team has put together a unique system that serves high-resolution gamma-ray data hourly to monitor naturally occurring, airborne radioactivity. Weather data are also served to provide insight to correlations that exist in the transport of these radionuclides.

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Latest News

CCS 2019 Graduate Student Fellowship Announcement

Tuesday, Mar 12th 2019
The Center for Chinese Studies offers annual competitive fellowships for continuing graduate students in Chinese studies. Applications must be received by email by April 1, 2019. Late applications will not be considered. 
 

 


Out for Undergrad Application Round One is Open

Monday, Mar 11th 2019

If you're not familiar with Out for Undergrad (O4U) or the O4U Engineering Conference, you can learn more about it on the website here:

 


NE Grad Student Joey Kabel wins ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship 2019

Thursday, Feb 28th 2019

Congratulations Joey Kabel, for winning the 2019 Research Scholarship for ThinkSwiss! This allows him to work in Switzerland for several months later this year.

 


Upcoming Events

Small, modular & economically attractive fusion enabled by high-field superconductors
Dr. Dennis Whyte
Mon, 03/18/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
3105 Etcheverry Hall
Spring 2019 Colloquium Series
21st Century Nuclear Energy
Dr. Todd Allen
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
3105 Etcheverry Hall
Spring 2019 Colloquium Series