Resources, websites, and PDFs related to the IMRD2 Center are collected below. Additional university and government resources are also included for convenience.


Administrative Links

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

Grainger College of Engineering

Department of Nuclear, Plasma, & Radiological Engineering (NPRE)

Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE)

Strategic Research Institute

Current Job Postings

UIUC TRIGA Mark II Nuclear Reactor

IMRD2 Center Links

IMRD2 Center Main Page

Illinois Microreactor Demonstration Project

Research & Development



Contact Us

Illinois Microreactor Demonstration Project Links

Our Mission

Project News

Nuclear Timeline

Public Engagement

Licensing & Regulatory Engagement


Project Locations

Project Locations - Google Maps

Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation

Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC)

USNC About


MMR®  Energy System 

FCM® Fuel

Related NPRE Research Groups

Advanced Reactors and Fuel Cycles (ARFC)

Analysis of Reactor Transients and Stability (ARTS)

Heuser Research Group

Multiphase Thermo-fluid Dynamics Laboratory

Socio-Technical Risk Analysis Laboratory (SoTeRiA)

Complete List of NPRE Research Groups

External Organizations

American Nuclear Society (ANS)

National Organization of Test, Research and Training Reactors (TRTR)

Constellation Energy Corporation

Clinton Power Station

Government & Regulatory Links

Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy (DOE-NE)

DOE Fast Facts Guide to Nuclear Energy

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

NRC Backgrounder: Research and Test Reactors

Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Licensing & Regulatory Engagement

NRC Project Overview

NRC ADAMS Library - Illinois RELEVANT

NRC ADAMS Library - Illinois COMPLETE

NRC ADAMS Library - Illinois FULL

Atomic Energy Act of 1954

NUREG-1537 Part 1

NUREG-1537 Part 2

104(c) Licensing Pathway White Paper

Regulatory Engagement Plan

Join the NRC Mailing List

Public Outreach & Engagement

Project Meeting Calendar

Public Outreach Form

Brooks Radio Interview

Atomic Show #285 - MMR at Illinois

Reddit AMA

iSEE Nuclear Forum 2020

News Stories


USNC Press

Nuclear Newswire (ANS)

New reactor on Campus? UIUC's choice for research, education, and training

USNC Celebrates PFM Grand Opening

UIUC and others join EPRI’s NuIdea Initiative as it seeks to move nuclear power into district energy market

Illinois Microreactor Demonstration Project featured at American Nuclear Society meeting

Micro-reactor project continues pace toward becoming a reality

UIUC submits Letter of Intent to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to apply for micro-reactor license

Illinois Energy Professor discusses microreactor technology

R&D Abstracts/Summaries

Evaluation of Microreactor Requirements and Performance in an Existing Well-Characterized Microgrid 

Direct Catalytic Heating with Microreactors for Hydrogen and Fertilizer Production

Measurement of Thermophysical Properties of Advanced Reactor Coolants and Liquid Moderators

Multi-Mode Imaging for TRISO-fueled Pebble Identification

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