Nuclear Engineer

1. A nuclear engineer researches and develops the processes, instruments, and systems used to get benefits from nuclear energy and radiation. Many of these engineers find industrial and medical uses for radioactive materials—for example, in equipment used in medical diagnosis and treatment.

2. The median annual wage for nuclear engineers was $102,950 in May 2015. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $66,650, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $152,220.

3. A nuclear engineer works inside a power plant.

4. Monitor nuclear facility operations in order to identify any design, construction, or operation practices that violate safety regulations and laws or that could jeopardize the safety of operations.

5. The provision of a sufficient amount of cost-effective and ecologically friendly sources of energy is a key problem to mankind. At that moment, the energy demand is met to a great extent by fossil fuels (coal, natural gas and oil). Since the discovery of nuclear fission more than 50 years ago, its use has become increasingly significant for the supply of electrical and thermal energy, and the importance of regenerative energy carriers will still be rising in the future.

6. Entry-level nuclear engineering jobs require a bachelor's degree. Students interested in studying nuclear engineering should take high school courses in mathematics, such as algebra, trigonometry, and calculus; and science, such as biology, chemistry, and physics.

7. Nuclear engineering will have a big roll because there could be spill of some deadly chemicals that we don't know about.

8. I do not want to become a nuclear engineer because I feel like the chemicals and substances are going to effect me when I got older


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