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​​​​​​​​​​FY 2024 Infrastructure Revitalization Awards

The Department of Energy is awarding universities to improve university nuclear research reactors. University Nuclear Research Infrastructure Revitalization awards Purdue University $6 million to support the revitalization of university nuclear facilities and equipment at three universities through a consortium to enhance university-led nuclear R&D.

Infrastructure ​Revitalization award recipients are listed below. ​

​​​​FY 2024 Infrastructure Revitalization Project Awards​ ​

​Lead University
​Funding Amount*
​Project Description
​A Consortium for Strategic Revitalization of Cyber-Physical Nuclear Infrastructure for Advanced Small Modular Reactors​
​Purdue University
Project represents a collaborative effort to revitalize and enhance nuclear research infrastructure, leveraging a holistic consortia model that includes a blend of universities, national laboratories, community colleges, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and industry partners. With a total budget of $6 million, the initiative aims to upgrade and establish cutting-edge cyber-physical capabilities for Small Modular Reactor (SMR) and Advanced Reactor (AR) technologies across participating institutions of Purdue, MIT, and North Carolina State University. 


*Actual project funding will be established during contract negotiation phase.