OSU Nuclear Reactor Laboratory

View of reactor beam ports and OSU logo in reactor pool

The Ohio State University Nuclear Reactor Laboratory (OSU-NRL) is an interdisciplinary research facility within the OSU College of Engineering. The OSU-NRL features The Ohio State University Research Reactor (OSURR), a professional gamma-ray spectroscopy system, multiple gamma-ray irradiators, and other irradiation facilities and radiation measurement equipment.

The OSU-NRL provides irradiation and measurement services in support of student and faculty research, student education, and as a service to industry. In addition, the laboratory provides instructional services in the form of student laboratory sessions that support the OSU Nuclear Engineering Program and tours for education groups. Services are scheduled during regular business hours and are charged to users on a cost-recovery basis. For inquiries regarding costs for services, please email reactor@osu.edu