What is Nuclear Engineering

Nuclear Technicians

Nuclear technicians held about 6,600 jobs in 2020. The largest employers of nuclear technicians were as follows:Electric power generation, transmission and distribution - 49%Professional, scientific, and technical services - 18%Manufacturing - 15%Most nuclear technicians work... ... more

Nuclear Engineers

Nuclear engineers research and develop the processes, instruments, and systems used to derive benefits from nuclear energy and radiation. They design, develop, monitor, and operate nuclear plants to generate power. They may work on the... ... more

Academic Programs of Interest for Nuclear Engineers

Engineering Physics
Engineering physics is an academic degree, available mainly at the levels of B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. Unlike other engineering degrees (such as aerospace engineering or electrical engineering),... more
Nuclear Engineering
Nuclear engineering Application of the breakdown of atomic nuclei and/or other sub-atomic physics, based on the principles of nuclear physics. It includes, but is not limited to,... more