Nuclear Engineering

Hyoung "Hank" K. Lee, Chairperson
Department of Nuclear Engineering
Farris Engineering Center 1200
MSC01 1120
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
(505) 277-5431


Distinguished Professor
Mohamed S. El-Genk, Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Cassiano Endres de Oliveira, Ph.D., University of London
Hyoung "Hank" K. Lee, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Associate Professor
Adam Hecht, Ph.D., Yale University

Assistant Professors
Osman Anderoglu, Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Minghui Chen, Ph.D., University of Michigan
Christopher Perfetti, Ph.D., University of Michigan

Lecturer III
Neven Ali, Ph.D., Missouri University of Science and Technology

Lecturer II
Carl Willis, M.S., The Ohio State University

Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Anil K. Prinja, Ph.D., University of London

Associate Professor Emeritus
Gary W. Cooper, Ph.D., University of Illinois

Principal Lecturer Emeritus
Robert D. Busch, Ph.D., University of New Mexico*

Research Faculty
Patrick J. McDaniel, Ph.D., Purdue University
Timothy M. Schriener, Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Zeev Shayer, Ph.D., Tel-Aviv University

Affiliated Faculty
Forrest B. Brown, Ph.D., University of Michigan
Gregory Chambers, Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Rebecca Lamoureux, Ph.D., University of Florida
Stuart Maloy, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
Daniel Sandoval, Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Reed Selwyn, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

* Registered Professional Engineer in New Mexico.


The Department of Nuclear Engineering offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in nuclear engineering. General department policies on admission and grading, and detailed descriptions of the programs, are listed in the department's Undergraduate and Graduate Program sections of this Catalog.


NE 101. Introduction to Nuclear Engineering. (1)

NE 213. Laboratory Electronics for Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Engineers. (3)

NE 230. Principles of Radiation Protection. (3)

NE 231. Principles of Nuclear Engineering. (3)

NE 311. Introduction to Transport Phenomena. (3)

NE 312. Unit Operations. (3)

NE 313L. Introduction to Laboratory Techniques for Nuclear Engineering. (4)

NE 314. Thermodynamics and Nuclear Systems. (3)

NE 315. Nuclear Engineering Analysis and Calculations. (3)

NE **323L. Radiation Detection and Measurement. (4)

NE *330. Nuclear Engineering Science. (3)

NE 371. Nuclear Materials Engineering. (3)

NE 410 / 510. Nuclear Reactor Theory. (3)

NE *413L. Nuclear Engineering Laboratory I. (3)

NE 439 / 539. Radioactive Waste Management. (3)

NE 449. Seminar in Hazardous Waste Management. (1, no limit Δ)

NE 452. Senior Seminar. (1)

NE 462 / 562. Monte Carlo Techniques for Nuclear Systems. (3)

NE 464 / 564. Thermal-Hydraulics of Nuclear Systems. (3)

NE 468 / 568. Introduction to Space Nuclear Power. (3)

NE 470. Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Materials. (3)

NE *485. Fusion Technology. (3)

NE 491–492. Undergraduate Problems. (1-3 to a maximum of 6 Δ, 1-3 to a maximum of 6 Δ)

NE 495–496. Nuclear Engineering Honors Problems I and II. (1-6 to a maximum of 6 Δ, 1-6 to a maximum of 6 Δ)

NE *497L. Nuclear Engineering Computational Methods. (3)

NE 498L. Nuclear Engineering Design. (3)

NE 499. Selected Topics. (1-3, no limit Δ)

NE 501. Nuclear Engineering Seminar. (1, no limit Δ)

NE 502. Nuclear Engineering Research Methods Seminar. (1, no limit Δ)

NE 508. Nuclear Engineering Research Seminar. (2, may be repeated nine times Δ)

NE 510 / 410. Nuclear Reactor Theory. (3)

NE 511. Advanced Nuclear Reactor Theory. (3)

NE 513L. Graduate Nuclear Engineering Laboratory. (1-4 to a maximum of 4 Δ)

NE 515. Special Topics. (1-3, no limit Δ)

NE 520. Radiation Interactions and Transport. (3)

NE 523L. Environmental Measurements Laboratory. (1-4 to a maximum of 4 Δ)

NE 524. Interaction of Radiation with Matter. (3)

NE 525. Methods of Analysis in Chemical, Biological, and Nuclear Engineering. (3)

NE 527. Radiation Biology for Engineers and Scientists. (3)

NE 528. External Radiation Dosimetry. (3)

NE 529. Internal Radiation Dosimetry. (3)

NE 539 / 439. Radioactive Waste Management. (3)

NE 551–552. Problems. (1-3, no limit Δ; 1-3)

NE 562 / 462. Monte Carlo Techniques for Nuclear Systems. (3)

NE 564 / 464. Thermal-Hydraulics of Nuclear Systems. (3)

NE 568 / 468. Introduction to Space Nuclear Power. (3)

NE 571. Radiation Damage in Materials. (3)

NE 591. Practicum. (3 or 6 to a maximum of 6 Δ)

NE 599. Master's Thesis. (1-6, no limit Δ)

NE 610. Advanced Methods in Radiation Transport. (3)

NE 699. Dissertation. (3-12, no limit Δ)

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