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Transcript of Nuclear Engineering
Nuclear engineers get paid from $90,000 to $150,000 or more per year.
What Do They Do?
They provide future electrical energy systems, such as advanced fission and fusion reactors, needed not only by the U.S. but also by developing nations for economic and security growth.
Where Do They Work
Do They Earn
Where Do They Study Nuclear Engineering?
The Manhattan Project
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Nuclear engineers typically work in an office; however,
their work setting varies with the industry in which they are employed.
Born April 22, 1904 in NYC
Ph.D at age of 22
"Father of the atomic bomb"
Helped create the first atomic bomb
Top Secret project by the United States to research atomic energy
Lead by J. Robert Oppenheimer
Conducted in Los Alamos Laboratory, New Mexico
Developed the first Atomic Bomb
Top Universities for Studying Nuclear Engineering
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor- Ranked Second
Top School for Studying Nuclear Engineering in Texas
Texas A&M University
Where will Nuclear Engineering jobs be in the future?
Nuclear Engineering has a bright furure. Alternative sources of energy, besides hydrocarbon energy, are extremely sought out for. Therefore, Nuclear Engineering has a bright future, based on the idea that Nuclear Fission and Nuclear Fusion will be continually researched.
Contributed to new understanding of Elementary Particles (Fermions under Fermi-Dirac Statistics)
Contributed to understanding of Nuclear Fission
Contributed to Manhattan Projects
"Father of the Atomic Bomb"
Is The BOMB!
"Father of the Hydrogen Bomb"
Arranged for Michio Kaku to have a scholarship to Harvard for Physics.
Part of Manhattan Project
"Father of Nuclear Physics"
Known for work in Nuclear Fission
Discovered Alpha, Beta, and Gamma Decay
Studied Radioactive Decay
Where to find more information
If you would like to find out more information about Nuclear Engineering, you may want to check Wikipedia(Despite some inaccuracy(hardly any)), TAMU Department of Nuclear Engineering, University of Michigan Department of Engineering, or MIT Department of Engineering