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Auburn nuclear program named the Alabama Power Nuclear Power Generation Systems program

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn University has named the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering’s nuclear power generation systems program in recognition of support from the Alabama Power Foundation and Southern Nuclear. The program, added last year to teach the next generation of plant engineers for the nuclear power generation industry, has been named the Alabama Power Nuclear Power Generation Systems program.

The program’s 17-hour minor curriculum offers students a hands-on opportunity to understand the industry’s licensing, engineering and basic construction requirements, processes and techniques. Power plant models, nuclear power integration into the national electrical grid and common reactor plant operations are also featured in five multidisciplinary courses that provide an overview of nuclear power generation system capabilities.

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