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iSEE Nuclear Energy Forum

Click the above icon to view the September 10, 2020 forum discussing the UIUC micro-reactor proposal.

Learn more about microreactors

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, working with partners across the country, is submitting a proposal to develop and install a microreactor for campus. 



Grainger College of Engineering Scholarship Application

Grainger Engineering Undergraduate Programs Office is accepting applications for available scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year.

See the Scholarships for Continuing Students website for more information and the link to the application. 

Please contact for more information.

Engineering undergraduates with at least one semester of grades received in engineering at the University of Illinois.  Students should not be graduating in May or summer. Scholarships are for the next academic year (Fall 20-Spring 21).

Scholarships for engineering undergraduate students are merit-based but looking for well-rounded students, both academically and professionally.


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NPRE has multiple positions open for postdoctoral research.

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Join our top-ranked department. NPRE is currently hiring for an open-rank faculty position.

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Ling-Jian Meng

Featured Faculty

Ling-Jian Meng


The Radiation Detection and Imaging Group under Professor Meng takes a systematic approach to develop advanced radiological imaging techniques that help to tackle some of the most challenging diseases that we are facing today, such as diabetes, brain cancer, cardiac diseases, and neurodegenerative diseases. The group develops and applys ultrahigh performance gamma ray imaging sensors for demanding SPECT and PET applications as well as studys advanced image formation techniques to improve the tradeoffs between spatial resolution and sensitivity.