Alumni Reunion

Alumni and Friends

The close connection between our alumni, current students, and faculty is one thing that makes the Department of Nuclear Engineering so great. Our alumni groups promote fellowship and networking, and alumni are active in improving the programs, the department, and the College of Engineering.

Join an Alumni Society

The Penn State Nuclear Engineering Society (PSNES) is comprised of program alumni and have representation in the Penn State Engineering Alumni Society and the Penn State Alumni Association.

All graduates of Penn State's Nuclear Engineering program are eligible to join and there are no dues. To become a member, visit the appropriate alumni group website and complete the membership form online.



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The Ken and Mary Alice Lindquist Department of Nuclear Engineering at Penn State is one of the top ranked nuclear engineering programs in the United States. A strong focus on experimental research distinguishes us from many other programs. Our actively growing program has 8 faculty members and almost 90 graduate students. In the Radiation Science and Engineering Center, nuclear engineering students can take advantage of the Breazeale Nuclear Reactor, the longest operating university research reactor in the country. Visit for more information.

Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

137 Reber Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2519