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One of NPRE's three paths of study

Making a difference

The intersection of radiation technologies and medicine, security and other basic science areas (biology, chemistry, materials science, physics,and computer science) is home for these engineers. Some turn to medical professions; others focus on developing radiation instrumentation or homeland security technology.

Careers and employers

Many graduates who concentrate in this area apply to medical school. Others find positions with companies such as GE HealthcareExelon Corp., or Siemens. Still others build careers in the Department of Energy or the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.