College of Engineering Alumni: Profiles in Excellence

With a Nevada education as a foundation, the alumni of the College of Engineering cultivate a growing tradition of excellence that has changed the world. We're happy to share their stories. 

Per Peterson

Per Peterson '82 was recently elected to the National Academy of Engineering. The Floyd Distinguished Professor of Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, Peterson's  research focuses on problems in energy and environmental systems, including high-temperature reactors, high level nuclear waste processing and nuclear materials management.

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