Dr. Wade received his BS in Mechanical Engineering and MS in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Illinois, his PhD in Nuclear Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
Loewen has been a member of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) since 1987 holding a variety of leadership positions. He is currently the Immediate Past President, having served as President from June 2011 to June 2012. Loewen received both his Masters and PhD in Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, respectively, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Doctoral Degrees | Department of Nuclear Engineering
Graduate Teaching and Research Assistantships in Nuclear Engineering are available: A total of 15 positions are anticipated for Fall 2013. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute invites applications for teaching and research assistantships leading to PhD degrees in nuclear engineering and science. Due to rapidly expanding research portfolio by the program faculty, a total of 15 RA and TA positions are anticipated for the Fall 2013. As the oldest engineering school in the U.S., RPI has a long history in nuclear engineering education and its top ranked nuclear engineering program covers nuclear fission and fusion engineering, electron accelerator physics and neutron physics, multiphase flow and reactor safety analysis, nuclear materials and fuel cycle, homeland security, and health/medical physics. For additional information, please visit the in our news section, or contact our program head, Dr. George Xu, at