North Carolina State University—Young Investigators' Summer Program in Nuclear Technology

 

Overview

NCSU's Department of Nuclear Engineering conducts this precollege program, which enrolls high schoolers planning a college major in nuclear engineering. YISP explores nuclear energy sources, medical applications and environmental disposal issues. Topics covered by lectures, labs and guest speakers include fuel fabrication, radiation, plasma applications, fission power systems and nuclear waste management. Students work on group projects and make presentations at the conclusion of the program.

General Info

Name North Carolina State University—Young Investigators' Summer Program in Nuclear Technology
Location Raleigh, NC
Year-round Contacts 919-515-5876
Program Focuses & Features Engineering
Grade Range (rising grades) 11-PG
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 16-18
Application Deadline April
Director Lisa Marshall, Director
Residential Fee $1200, 3 weeks.
Year Established 1985
Dates & Sessions 1 session, 3 weeks long

Contact

Lisa Marshall, Director
919-515-5876