The VT faculty and graduate students are engaged in the advancement of nuclear science and engineering . Currently, the main areas of education and research are particle transport methods, reactor physics, radiation shielding, thermal hydraulics and reactor safety, and nuclear materials and chemistry. The main research groups are VT3G, HEATS, MFTL, and NMCF.
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, 3-D, multi-scale,…
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 reactor…
- two-phase flow
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 Program at Virginia…
Computational and Experimental Laboratory for Heterostructures and Interfaces in Nanomaterials
This laboratory is directed by Dr. Celine Hin. To learn more about activities of this laboratory, click here.
Heat Transfer and Safety Lab (HEATS)
HEATS Lab, led by Dr. Duarte, focus on two-phase flow heat transfer, subchannel analysis, boiling, condensation, and safety analysis of…
- Heat transfer