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Class Schedule

Schedule as of July 7, 2022

NE491 - Undergraduate Problems

Advanced studies in various areas of nuclear engineering. Restriction: admitted to School of Engineering. {Summer, Fall, Spring}

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00124410


Independent Study
Staff 1 TO 325
Fees: $45
00224411


Independent Study
Mohamed S El-Genk - mgenk@unm.edu1 TO 325
Fees: $45
00324412


Independent Study
Staff 1 TO 325
Fees: $45
00424413


Independent Study
Cassiano R Endres De Oliveira - cassiano@unm.edu1 TO 325
Fees: $45
00524414


Independent Study
Anil K Prinja - prinja@unm.edu1 TO 325
Fees: $45
00627420


Independent Study
Christopher M Perfetti - cperfetti@unm.edu1 TO 325
Fees: $45
00824417


Independent Study
Adam A Hecht - hecht@unm.edu1 TO 325
Fees: $45
00926116


Independent Study
Staff 1 TO 325
Fees: $45
01026117


Independent Study
Osman Anderoglu - oanderoglu@unm.edu1 TO 325
Fees: $45
01128810


Independent Study
Minghui Chen - mnu@unm.edu1 TO 325
Fees: $45

NE495 - NE Honors Problems I

Senior thesis for students seeking departmental honors. Restriction: admitted to School of Engineering. {Summer, Fall, Spring}

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00124418


Independent Study
Staff 1 TO 625
Fees: $45

NE496 - NE Honors Problems II

Senior thesis for students seeking departmental honors. Restriction: admitted to School of Engineering. {Summer, Fall, Spring}

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#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00124419


Independent Study
Staff 1 TO 625
Fees: $45

NE551 - Problems

Advanced study, design or research either on an individual or small group basis with an instructor. Recent topics have included convective diffusion, reactor safety, inertial confinement fusion and nuclear waste management.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00124421


Independent Study
Hyoung K Lee - leehk@unm.edu1 TO 325
Fees: $45
00224422


Independent Study
Mohamed S El-Genk - mgenk@unm.edu1 TO 325
Fees: $45
00324423


Independent Study
Staff 1 TO 325
Fees: $45
00424424


Independent Study
Cassiano R Endres De Oliveira - cassiano@unm.edu1 TO 325
Fees: $45
00524425


Independent Study
Anil K Prinja - prinja@unm.edu1 TO 325
Fees: $45
00627421


Independent Study
Christopher M Perfetti - cperfetti@unm.edu1 TO 325
Fees: $45
00824428


Independent Study
Adam A Hecht - hecht@unm.edu1 TO 325
Fees: $45
00924429


Independent Study
Staff 1 TO 325
Fees: $45
01026118


Independent Study
Osman Anderoglu - oanderoglu@unm.edu1 TO 324
Fees: $45
01128811


Independent Study
Minghui Chen - mnu@unm.edu1 TO 325
Fees: $45

NE599 - Master's Thesis

Faculty-supervised investigative study that results in the development and writing of a master’s thesis. Offered on a CR/NC basis only.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00124430


Thesis
Staff 1 TO 625
Fees: $45
00224431


Thesis
Mohamed S El-Genk - mgenk@unm.edu1 TO 625
Fees: $45
00324432


Thesis
Staff 1 TO 625
Fees: $45
00424433


Thesis
Cassiano R Endres De Oliveira - cassiano@unm.edu1 TO 625
Fees: $45
00524434


Thesis
Anil K Prinja - prinja@unm.edu1 TO 625
Fees: $45
00624435


Thesis
Adam A Hecht - hecht@unm.edu1 TO 625
Fees: $45
00727422


Thesis
Christopher M Perfetti - cperfetti@unm.edu1 TO 625
Fees: $45
00826119


Thesis
Staff 1 TO 625
Fees: $45
00926120


Thesis
Osman Anderoglu - oanderoglu@unm.edu1 TO 624
Fees: $45
01028812


Thesis
Minghui Chen - mnu@unm.edu1 TO 625
Fees: $45

NE699 - Dissertation

Faculty-supervised investigative study that results in the development and writing of a doctoral dissertation. See Graduate Programs section for total credit requirements. Offered on a CR/NC basis only.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00124437


Dissertation
Gary W Cooper - garywc@unm.edu3 TO 1225
Fees: $45
00224438


Dissertation
Mohamed S El-Genk - mgenk@unm.edu3 TO 1225
Fees: $45
00324439


Dissertation
Staff 3 TO 1225
Fees: $45
00424440


Dissertation
Cassiano R Endres De Oliveira - cassiano@unm.edu3 TO 1225
Fees: $45
00524441


Dissertation
Anil K Prinja - prinja@unm.edu3 TO 1225
Fees: $45
00627423


Dissertation
Christopher M Perfetti - cperfetti@unm.edu3 TO 1223
Fees: $45
00724443


Dissertation
Adam A Hecht - hecht@unm.edu3 TO 1223
Fees: $45
00826121


Dissertation
Staff 3 TO 1225
00926122


Dissertation
Osman Anderoglu - oanderoglu@unm.edu3 TO 1224
01028813


Dissertation
Minghui Chen - mnu@unm.edu3 TO 1225
Fees: $45

NE101 - Intro to Nuclear Engineering

An introduction to the profession of nuclear engineering; current research in this field; career choices; guidance and advice on curricular matters and effective study techniques for nuclear engineering students.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00152991

F 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Centennial Engineering Center 1026

Lecture
Carl A Willis - carlwillis@unm.edu117
Fees: $15

NE213 - Laboratory Electronics

(Also offered as CBE 213) Basic DC and AC circuits including capacitors and inductors and their applications in radiation measurement equipment and chemical process parameter measurements. Oscilloscopes, Op Amps, and Sensors and their use in the CBE and NE laboratories. {Spring}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
CANCELLED
001
66886Lecture Staff 36
Fees: $45
CANCELLED
002
70651Lecture Staff 36
Fees: $45
00373924

MW 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
Centennial Engineering Center 1026

T 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Nuclear Engineering Laboratory LAB

Lecture
Geoffrey R Courtin - gcourtin@unm.edu32
Fees: $45
00473925

MW 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
Centennial Engineering Center 1026

R 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Nuclear Engineering Laboratory LAB

Lecture
Geoffrey R Courtin - gcourtin@unm.edu36
Fees: $45

NE230 - Princ of Radiation Protection

Nuclear reactions, decay, interactions of physical radiation with matter, methods of radiation detection and biological effects of radiation, external and internal dosimetry. Open-ended exercises and design project. Prerequisite: (CHEM 1215 or CHEM 1217) and CHEM 1215L.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00153495

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Lecture
Hyoung K Lee - leehk@unm.edu327
Fees: $45

NE311 - Intro Transport Phenomena

The mechanisms and the related mathematical analysis of momentum and heat transport in both the molecular and turbulent regimes. Similarities and differences between transport types and the prediction of transport properties. Prerequisite: 314 and MATH **316. Corequisite: 315. Restriction: admitted to School of Engineering. {Fall}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00267193

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Dane Smith Hall 134

Lecture
Minghui Chen - mnu@unm.edu39
Fees: $45

NE315 - Analysis & Calculations

Application of analytical and numerical techniques to neutron diffusion problems and point reactor kinetics. Includes data analysis; solution of ODEs and PDEs for nuclear criticality problems, and point kinetics with and without delayed neutrons. Prerequisite: 231 and ENG 130L and MATH **316. Corequisite: 311. Restriction: admitted to School of Engineering.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00153812

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Mechanical Engineering 208

Lecture
William J Martin - martiwj@unm.edu314
Fees: $45

NE323L - Radiation Detection Measuremnt

Radiation interaction with matter and detection techniques for nuclear radiations. Experiments will be performed using gas, scintillation and semiconductor counters and include the design of experiments and identification of unknown radionuclides. Restriction: admitted to School of Engineering.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00170891

M 1:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Nuclear Engineering Laboratory LAB

MW 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Mechanical Engineering 300

Laboratory
Neven Ali - neali@unm.edu410
Fees: $45

NE439 - Radioactive Waste Management

(Also offered as CE 539) Introduction to the nuclear fuel cycle emphasizing sources, characteristics and management of radioactive wastes. Types of radiation, radioactive decay calculations, shielding requirements. Radwaste management technologies and disposal options. Restriction: admitted to School of Engineering. {Fall}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00371373

MW 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Lecture
Neven Ali - neali@unm.edu37
Fees: $45

NE462 - Monte Carlo Technique Nucl Sys

Monte Carlo methods for nuclear criticality and reactor analysis and radiation shielding calculation using production Monte Carlo codes, understand basics of probability and statistics and of particle transport in the context of Monte Carlo methods. Prerequisite: 410. Restriction: admitted to School of Engineering. {Fall}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00252995

F 9:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Farris Engineering Center 2500

Lecture
Forrest B Brown - fbrown@unm.edu323
Fees: $45

NE464 - Thermal-Hydraulics Nuclear Sys

Nuclear system heat transfer and fluid flow; convection in single and two phase flow; liquid metal heat transfer, pressure loss calculations; fuel element design and heat transfer; thermal-hydraulics design of nuclear systems. Prerequisite: 312 and 313L and 410. Restriction: admitted to School of Engineering. {Fall}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00473712

TR 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Lecture
Mohamed S El-Genk - mgenk@unm.edu310
Fees: $45

NE491 - Undergraduate Problems

Advanced studies in various areas of nuclear engineering. Restriction: admitted to School of Engineering. {Summer, Fall, Spring}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00352997


Independent Study
Hyoung K Lee - leehk@unm.edu1 TO 35
Fees: $45
00452999


Independent Study
Mohamed S El-Genk - mgenk@unm.edu1 TO 35
Fees: $45
00553000


Independent Study
Robert D Busch - busch@unm.edu1 TO 35
Fees: $45
00753001


Independent Study
Cassiano R Endres De Oliveira - cassiano@unm.edu1 TO 34
Fees: $45
00953003


Independent Study
Anil K Prinja - prinja@unm.edu1 TO 35
Fees: $45
02553004


Independent Study
Adam A Hecht - hecht@unm.edu1 TO 35
Fees: $45
02965675


Independent Study
Osman Anderoglu - oanderoglu@unm.edu1 TO 35
Fees: $45
03068561


Independent Study
Carl A Willis - carlwillis@unm.edu1 TO 315
Fees: $45

NE495 - NE Honors Problems I

Senior thesis for students seeking departmental honors. Restriction: admitted to School of Engineering. {Summer, Fall, Spring}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00253007


Independent Study
Christopher M Perfetti - cperfetti@unm.edu1 TO 64
Fees: $45
00370645


Independent Study
Osman Anderoglu - oanderoglu@unm.edu1 TO 65
Fees: $45
00470646


Independent Study
Minghui Chen - mnu@unm.edu1 TO 65
Fees: $45
00570647


Independent Study
Mohamed S El-Genk - mgenk@unm.edu1 TO 65
Fees: $45
00670648


Independent Study
Cassiano R Endres De Oliveira - cassiano@unm.edu1 TO 65
Fees: $45
00770649


Independent Study
Adam A Hecht - hecht@unm.edu1 TO 65
Fees: $45
00870650


Independent Study
Hyoung K Lee - leehk@unm.edu1 TO 65
Fees: $45

NE497L - NE Computational Methods

Problem solving techniques, nuclear systems, design, interactions of parameters and the importance of trade-offs and optimization in design. Neutronics, computer models and impact of cross sections and materials on fissile systems. Two lectures, 2 hours lab. Prerequisite: 410. Restriction: admitted to School of Engineering. {Fall}

Sections
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00153010

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Mechanical Engineering 220

Web Enhanced - Combined Lecture/Lab
Cassiano R Endres De Oliveira - cassiano@unm.edu311
Fees: $45

NE499 - Sel T:

A course which permits various faculty members to present detailed examinations of developing sciences and technologies in a classroom setting. Restriction: admitted to School of Engineering. {Offered upon demand}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
Sel T: Thry&App EngReliability
00171774

M 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Topics
Anthony R Menicucci - amen@unm.edu34
Fees: $45
Sel T: Nuc Criticality Safety
00270715

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Topics
Christopher M Perfetti - cperfetti@unm.edu34
Fees: $45

NE501 - Nuclear Engineering Seminar

Colloquia, special lectures and individual study in areas of current research. A maximum of 3 credit hours can be applied toward degree. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00153018

T 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Farris Engineering Center 2500

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Cassiano R Endres De Oliveira - cassiano@unm.edu131
Fees: $15

NE515 - ST:

A course exploring a topic not covered by the standard curriculum but of interest to faculty and students in a particular semester. {Offered upon demand}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
ST: Theory&AppofEngReliability
00171775

M 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Topics
Anthony R Menicucci - amen@unm.edu35
Fees: $45
ST: Plasma Physics I
00353027

TR 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Hybrid - Topics
Andrew Fierro - asfierro@unm.edu31
Fees: $45
ST: Nuc Criticality Safety
00567909

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Topics
Christopher M Perfetti - cperfetti@unm.edu314
Fees: $45
ST: Nuc Sec: Tech and Pract
00971313

F 1:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Web Enhanced - Topics
Cassiano R Endres De Oliveira - cassiano@unm.edu310
Fees: $45
ST: Adv Nuc Mat Acct & Ctrl
01071459

TR 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Centennial Engineering Center 1030

Web Enhanced - Topics
Cassiano R Endres De Oliveira - cassiano@unm.edu314
Fees: $45

NE523L - Environmental Measurements Lab

In-depth consideration of radiation detection systems and nuclear measurement techniques. Experiments using semiconductor devices, MCA/MSCs, sampling techniques, dosimeters, tracer techniques and radiochemistry. Emphasis on selection of sampling techniques and instrumentation for measuring low-levels of radiation in air, soil and water. Course credit determined for each student based on the extent of related laboratory work in his or her undergraduate program. Two lectures, 3 hours lab. {Fall}

Sections
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00153530

M 1:00 PM - 3:46 PM
Nuclear Engineering Laboratory LAB

MW 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Mechanical Engineering 300

Laboratory
Neven Ali - neali@unm.edu311
Fees: $45

NE524 - Interaction Radiation w Matter

Nuclear models and energy levels, cross sections, decay processes, range/energy relationships for alphas, betas, gammas, neutrons and fission products. Ionization, scattering and radiative energy exchange processes. Effect of radiation on typical materials used in the nuclear industry. Both theory and application will be presented. Prerequisite: 330 and MATH **316. {Fall}

Sections
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00262444

MWF 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Lecture
Adam A Hecht - hecht@unm.edu37
Fees: $45

NE525 - Meth Analy Nuc Chem & Bio Engr

(Also offered as CBE 525)Mathematical methods of analysis for chemical, biological, and nuclear engineers. Topics will include vector calculus, curvilinear coordinate systems, linear algebra, and others. Emphasis will be on the use of MATLAB to solve engineering problems. {Fall}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00173534

MW 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Lecture
William P Bricker - wbricker@unm.edu39
Fees: $45

NE539 - Radioactive Waste Management

(Also offered as CE 539) Introduction to the nuclear fuel cycle emphasizing sources, characteristics and management of radioactive wastes. Types of radiation, radioactive decay calculations, shielding requirements. Radwaste management technologies and disposal options. {Fall}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00371374

MW 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Lecture
Neven Ali - neali@unm.edu312
Fees: $45

NE551 - Problems

Advanced study, design or research either on an individual or small group basis with an instructor. Recent topics have included convective diffusion, reactor safety, inertial confinement fusion and nuclear waste management.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00353040


Independent Study
Gary W Cooper - garywc@unm.edu1 TO 310
Fees: $45
00453042


Independent Study
Mohamed S El-Genk - mgenk@unm.edu1 TO 310
Fees: $45
00553044


Independent Study
Christopher M Perfetti - cperfetti@unm.edu1 TO 310
Fees: $45
00853045


Independent Study
Cassiano R Endres De Oliveira - cassiano@unm.edu1 TO 310
Fees: $45
00953047


Independent Study
Anil K Prinja - prinja@unm.edu1 TO 310
Fees: $45
02553049


Independent Study
Adam A Hecht - hecht@unm.edu1 TO 310
Fees: $45
02659733


Independent Study
Hyoung K Lee - leehk@unm.edu1 TO 310
Fees: $45
02759735


Independent Study
Osman Anderoglu - oanderoglu@unm.edu1 TO 310
Fees: $45

NE562 - Monte Carlo Technique Nucl Sys

Monte Carlo methods for nuclear criticality and reactor analysis and radiation shielding calculation using production Monte Carlo codes, understand basics of probability and statistics and of particle transport in the context of Monte Carlo methods. Prerequisite: *410. {Fall}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00167564

F 9:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Farris Engineering Center 2500

Lecture
Forrest B Brown - fbrown@unm.edu32
Fees: $45

NE564 - Thermal-Hydraulics Nuclear Sys

Nuclear system heat transfer and fluid flow; convection in single and two phase flow; liquid metal heat transfer, pressure loss calculations; fuel element design and heat transfer; thermal-hydraulics design of nuclear systems. {Fall}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00173713

TR 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Lecture
Mohamed S El-Genk - mgenk@unm.edu35
Fees: $45

NE571 - Radiation Damage in Materials

Fundamentals of radiation damage and long term evolution of damage structure in structural materials for nuclear applications.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00167737

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Lecture
Osman Anderoglu - oanderoglu@unm.edu37
Fees: $45

NE591 - Practicum

(Also offered as MPHY 591) Professional practice experience in radiation protection and environmental measurements in non-traditional settings under the guidance of health physicists and radiation protection engineers. Internship arrangement with a local facility employing health physicists or related personnel such as a national laboratory, analytical facility, or hospital. {Summer, Fall, Spring}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00153050


Practice Experience
Robert D Busch - busch@unm.edu3 OR 610
Fees: $45

NE599 - Master's Thesis

Faculty-supervised investigative study that results in the development and writing of a master’s thesis. Offered on a CR/NC basis only.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00353055


Thesis
Gary W Cooper - garywc@unm.edu1 TO 610
Fees: $45
00453058


Thesis
Mohamed S El-Genk - mgenk@unm.edu1 TO 610
Fees: $45
00553060


Thesis
Robert D Busch - busch@unm.edu1 TO 610
Fees: $45
00753063


Thesis
Cassiano R Endres De Oliveira - cassiano@unm.edu1 TO 69
Fees: $45
00953065


Thesis
Anil K Prinja - prinja@unm.edu1 TO 610
Fees: $45
02653067


Thesis
Adam A Hecht - hecht@unm.edu1 TO 610
Fees: $45
02759736


Thesis
Minghui Chen - mnu@unm.edu1 TO 610
Fees: $45
02859739


Thesis
Osman Anderoglu - oanderoglu@unm.edu1 TO 610
Fees: $45
03061312


Thesis
Forrest B Brown - fbrown@unm.edu1 TO 610
Fees: $45
03265676


Thesis
Christopher M Perfetti - cperfetti@unm.edu1 TO 69
Fees: $45

NE699 - Dissertation

Faculty-supervised investigative study that results in the development and writing of a doctoral dissertation. See Graduate Programs section for total credit requirements. Offered on a CR/NC basis only.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00353069


Dissertation
Gary W Cooper - garywc@unm.edu3 TO 1210
Fees: $45
00453071


Dissertation
Mohamed S El-Genk - mgenk@unm.edu3 TO 1210
Fees: $45
00753075


Dissertation
Cassiano R Endres De Oliveira - cassiano@unm.edu3 TO 1210
Fees: $45
00953076


Dissertation
Anil K Prinja - prinja@unm.edu3 TO 1210
Fees: $45
02553078


Dissertation
Adam A Hecht - hecht@unm.edu3 TO 1210
Fees: $45
02759742


Dissertation
Minghui Chen - mnu@unm.edu3 TO 126
Fees: $45
02859743


Dissertation
Osman Anderoglu - oanderoglu@unm.edu3 TO 126
Fees: $45
03061313


Dissertation
Forrest B Brown - fbrown@unm.edu3 TO 1210
Fees: $45
03265677


Dissertation
Christopher M Perfetti - cperfetti@unm.edu3 TO 128
Fees: $45