Enable a safer, cleaner and sustainable world using fission and fusion energy.
To translate nuclear and plasma science into novel technology and educate new generations of leaders to address societal grand challenges.
Excellence: Research and teaching excellence are our foundation. The quality of the people we recruit and cultivate defines our success.
Community: We value and prioritize community to foster excellence, diversity and collegiality at all levels.
Collaboration: We encourage partnering across and outside of the Department to address complex global challenges and to exercise national leadership.
Leadership: We are committed to being leaders in advancing technology, affecting policy, educating students, and promoting entrepreneurship.
The Department of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics is committed to embracing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all its students, staff, and faculty. We believe that every member of our community has a responsibility to promote diversity and create an environment of mutual respect and inclusive communication, which is essential to the strength and sustained growth of the department. As a departmental community, we will celebrate the actions that promote inclusion and reject actions that diminish it. The department’s Climate, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (CEDI) committee represented by students, staff, and faculty focuses on fostering a safe, fair, and an intellectually-rich environment for all members of the department.