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What colleges have a nuclear concentration?

  1. Jun 30, 2006 #1
    I am looking for a college with a nuclear concentration in physics. What are the top colleges to be looking at?

    Right now on my list is Reed College, and RPI.

    Thanks!
     
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  3. Jun 30, 2006 #2
    Oh, yes, I am a transfer student with a solid 3.8 GPA.
     
  4. Jul 1, 2006 #3

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    Here is a list of Nuclear Physics reseach institutes - http://www.rarf.riken.go.jp/rarf/np/nplab.html

    I would recommend one investigate various programs and their specialties.

    Center for Experimental Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics (CENPA)
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    http://www.npl.washington.edu/

    Nuclear Theory Group in the Physics Department
    University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.
    http://nucth.physics.wisc.edu/

    U of Wisc also has a very good nuclear engineering program.
    http://www.engr.wisc.edu/ep/neep/

    UIUC Nuclear Physics Lab, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    http://www.npl.uiuc.edu/newnpl/index.html [Broken]
    U of Illinois also has a very good nuclear engineering program.
    http://www.ne.uiuc.edu/

    Purdue University's Nuclear Engineering department has a really interesting program in computational physics. They are working with Argonne National Laboratory on the next generation of reactor simulator.

    Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory (Duke University / North Carolina State University / University of North Carolina ) NCSU has a good nuclear engineering program as well.
    http://www.tunl.duke.edu/ at Duke University
     
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  5. Jul 3, 2006 #4
    its not strictly physics related, but OSU in corvallis has a top rated undergrad and grad program in nuclear engineering and radiation health physics.

    http://ne.oregonstate.edu/

    depending on your career emphasis, it might be worth a look.
     
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