The nuclear engineering program (NEP) at Virginia Tech is a multi-disciplinary program with activities in nuclear power, nuclear nonproliferation and security, radiation therapy and diagnostics, and nuclear policy. NEP offers degrees at two campuses including Blacksburg and National Capital Region (NCR).
NCR 's activities are consolidated under the Nuclear Science and Engineering Laboratory (NSEL).
Doctorate Program (Ph.D)
Students can register in the PhD Program at either Blacksburg or Greater Washington DC Area Campus. For a quick review of the PhD Program,…
Master of Science (M.S.)
Students can register in the M.S. Program at either Blacksburg or Greater Washington DC Area Campus. For a quick review of the M.S.…
Master of Engineering (M.Eng.)
The M.Eng. degree requires completing a 30-credit-hour program subject to the following requirements. A cumulative GPA of 3.0…
Virginia Tech Transport Theory Group (VT3G)
The Virginia Tech Transport Theory Group (VT3G), led by Dr. Alireza Haghighat, is engaged in the development of hybrid,…
Multi-phase Flow and Thermal-hydraulics Lab (MFTL)
The laboratory, led by Dr. Yang Liu performs experimental and computational studies on various multiphase flow and…
Nuclear Materials and Fuel Cycle Center (NMFC)
The Nuclear Materials and Fuel Cycle Center (NMFC) is one of the key research laboratories of the Nuclear Engineering…
Heat Transfer and Safety Lab (HEATS)
HEATS Lab, led by Dr. Duarte, focus on two-phase flow heat transfer, subchannel analysis, boiling, condensation, and…
Events & News
April 30, 2021
The Honorable Christopher Hanson, Chairman of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, will talk on "Historical Perspectives on Nuclear Waste Disposal," to register, CLICK HERE
April 23, 2021
Dr. Zander Mausolff, Senior Nuclear Safety Engineer, TerraPower, will talk on "An Overview of the Natrium Technology," to register, CLICK HERE.
April 16, 2021
Dr. Jordan Cox,Research Scientist, Energy Security and Resilience Center, NREL, will talk on "Valuing Nuclear in Energy Modeling," to register, CLICK HERE