NPRE ILLINOIS embraces the idea of a global community, including shared knowledge and resources. Combining efforts of alumni, corporations, governments and scientists brings collective work to the forefront and new technologies into reality.
Chicago-based Exelon Corporation, one of the nation’s largest electric companies, has been a major corporate partner for NPRE ILLINOIS, hiring many of the department’s graduates and providing financial support for our students. As of 2011, the company’s 20-year gift total for NPRE ILLINOIS scholarships had reached $1 million.
Chicago-based Sargent & Lundy, which provides comprehensive consulting, engineering, design, and analysis for electric power generation and power delivery projects worldwide, also has hired many NPRE ILLINOIS graduates. S&L has provided the Department with graduate student support since 2003.
The U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission also have provided major support for NPRE ILLINOIS faculty and students. Other supporting agencies have included the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and NASA.
CENTER FOR PLASMA-MATERIAL INTERACTIONS SPONSORS
- Starfire Industries
- Semiconductor Research Corporation
- Kurt J. Lesker Company
- General Electric
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