The formal program consists of lecture and laboratory components which cover the fundamentals of nuclear theory, radiochemistry, nuclear instrumentation, radiological safety, and applications to related fields. In addition, there are special symposia, guest lectures, and field trips to nearby research centers; typical topics are:
- nuclear medicine
- nuclear power
- fundamental particle physics
- environmental radiochemistry
Candidates should be undergraduate "hard" science or engineering majors who will complete their sophomore or junior year by June 2011. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. No previous experience in nuclear science is necessary.Applications due: February 1, 2011Contact Prof. Epp for more information about what the experience is like; he is a graduate of the program.