NPRE Students Research Impacts of Nuclear Plant Closures
A recent report by NPRE researchers and students takes a look at the economic and carbon impacts of potential nuclear power plant closures in Illinois.
Professor Huff goes to Washington
NPRE assistant professor Kathryn Huff has been tapped to be the new Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (PDAS) for the Office of Nuclear Energy in the U.S. Department of Energy. We at NPRE are proud of her and wish her the best on this new chapter.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Roy A. Axford
As the first person in the United States to earn a degree in nuclear engineering, Professor Axford's research interests include Mathematical Systems Theory, Hydrodynamic Stability, and Optimal Nuclear Fuel Management. After earning his degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he went on to help design MIT's nuclear reactor as well as become a nuclear engineer.