Talbot Laboratory Expansion

In Spring 2019, construction began on a three-story addition to the south face of Talbot Laboratory. The Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering will share the new space with the Department of Aerospace Engineering, also housed in Talbot Laboratory. The addition will enhance the educational experiences of NPRE students by giving them access to state-of-the-art laboratories for radiation measurements and nuclear materials.


Two New Facilities

Altogether, NPRE will gain about 2,100 square feet of space, including the two new laboratories and some office space to ease overcrowding in the original Talbot Laboratory building.

Nuclear Materials Lab

900 sq. ft

The space will provide testing and analysis facilities currently not available elsewhere in Grainger College of Engineering instructional labs.

The Nuclear Materials Laboratory will ensure that undergraduate NPRE students have the opportunity to perform experiments that test materials used in nuclear reactors. It will ensure our undergraduate students have the best training and education as they enter the workforce or attend graduate school.

NPRE Prof. Brent Heuser