• July 18, 2013: Virginia Tech approved by SCHEV to award graduate degrees in nuclear engineering
  • June 2012, Dr. Robert G. Parker, a past recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), has accepted the position of head of the  Mechanical Engineering Department
  • June 2012: VT3G has received funding from B&W Generation mPower to conduct modeling of the mPower reactor.
  • November 2011: Applications for MS and PhD degrees in Nuclear Engineering were approved by the VT Board of Visitors