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Category Archives: Department of Nuclear Engineering


The department recently held its awards ceremony for 2021–22, recognizing the efforts of students, faculty, and staff.


The American Nuclear Society profiled UT’s Department of Nuclear Engineering in its online magazine, Nuclear Newswire, calling it “an anchor nationally in training the best and brightest nuclear engineers.”


Mentoring and tutoring programs are two ways the department strives to help students achieve success throughout each stage of their educational journey.


Wes Hines has agreed to serve another term as head of the department, which has continuously ranked among the top programs in the nation.


The Zeanah Engineering Complex opened its doors to students at the start of the fall semester and will serve as the new home of the department, which is currently stretched across multiple buildings.


UT’s nuclear engineering rose one spot to come in tied 7th overall nationally, 6th amongst public programs, in the 2022 U.S. News and World Report graduate school rankings.


The department’s nuclear safety minor was designed to cut down the length of training time necessary for graduates to hit the ground running on day one of a new job.


The fall 2020 edition of Radwaste Solutions included a spotlight on UT’s Nuclear Decommissioning and Environmental Management (NDEM) minor. The […]


Professor Emeritus Lee Dodds and former Ford Foundation Professor and Oak Ridge National Laboratory researcher John Mihalczo are the 2020 […]


For college students and faculty across the country, navigating the spring semester during a global pandemic proved to be a […]