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MAYMESTER: CONCEPTS IN NUCLEAR & RADIATION ENGINEERING IN VIENNA, AUSTRIA

 

Vienna, Austria has been an industrial and cultural center of Europe for many centuries. It is an inspiring location in which to study the development of culture, engineering, architecture and their interconnections. The city offers magnificent examples of engineering achievement including basic engineering geometric construction and advanced design to move 1.6 million people efficiently in a modern city that aims to be sustainable, green and efficient. The course introduces the history of nuclear development, basic concepts of radiation and radioactivity, radioactive waste management, global warming, the impact of nuclear power plants, industrial applications, nuclear security, and nuclear medicine. Includes visits, labs and lectures via the International Atomic Energy Agency and a 3-day trip to Hungary.

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Sponsored by Cockrell School of Engineering

Course(s)

  • M E 336P - Nuclear Science & Engineering in the 21st Century

Academic Information

Course is a Career Gateway Elective for M E majors and a tech elective for ASE, BME, ChE majors. Radiation Physics Option for Physics majors. Level 1 Elective (ENV) for CE majors, tech elective (BEE) for ARE majors. Academic Enrichment or Free Elective for ECE majors. Tech elective Area 3 for PEN majors.

Faculty

Dr. Sheldon Landsberger is recognized by the American Nuclear Society and American Society of Engineering Education for his outstanding achievements in nuclear and radiation engineering education.

Language(s) of Instruction

English

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No

Housing

The program fee includes housing in shared apartments.

Open To

Cockrell School of Engineering

Program Cost

Program fee is $4800, which includes accommodation in shared apartments, welcome/farewell meals, local transit pass, excursion to Hungary, 24/7 emergency support. Additional expenses are estimated in the budget below. Does not include international airfare, most meals, personal expenses.

Program Dates:

- Maymester
  • May 27, 2020 to June 27, 2020

Application Code

355107

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Next Step

Currently accepting applications. Rolling admissions, until spots fill or until end of February. Coordinator: Ellen Aoki at eaoki@utexas.edu Walk-in Hours: Tuesdays from 3-5, Fridays from 12-2, or by appointment. Info on this page subject to change.

Program information above is subject to change