A place in the past and a stake in the future

Founded in 1959, the Oregon State University School of Nuclear Science and Engineering (NSE) today boasts a global influence and is one of the top programs in the United States. We are known for our progressive research, large-scale test facilities, and industry and governmental partnerships. With students from 16 nations; world-class faculty hailing from China, Iran, Slovakia, and the United States; and more than 1,000 alumni living and working in 12 countries, NSE is driving the future of nuclear science through engineering and health physics.