Welcome to the American Nuclear Society at the University of Texas Austin - Austin Student Chapter

Our Mission is to:

  • Facilitate exchange of knowledge and open discussion about the Nuclear and Radiation Engineering industry.
  • Highlight professional development in the industry as well as informing students about possible career opportunities within the field.
  • Enhance public understanding of nuclear technology.
  • Encourage camaraderie among those interested in the field through social events.

What is the American Nuclear Society?

The American Nuclear Society is an international not-for-profit organization consisting of more than 17,000 engineers, scientists, educators, students, and others with nuclear related interests. These individuals represent more than 1,600 corporations, educational institutions, and government agencies - approximately 1,200 members live overseas in 40 countries.

The UT Chapter was established in 1967. It is a UT registered student organization which represents the UT student at the ANS national. As a member of the UT ANS you are eligible to many benefits which includes --

  • Scholarship and Fellowship opportunities
  • Graduate school preparation assistance
  • Internships and job placement in the nuclear industry
  • Discounted trips to nuclear power plants

We as a society also arrange seminars, Nuclear power plant tours, Nuclear Engineering Teach Laboratory (NETL) tours and social events.