Mission & Vision


The mission of the MIT Nuclear Reactor Laboratory (NRL) is to provide faculty and students from MIT, as well as the national external scientific and engineering communities, with both a state-of-the-art nuclear facility and the infrastructure to enable its use for important research and other societal objectives. Highest priority is placed on operating in a highly professional manner which is safe to the public, to the researchers and employees, and to the environment. The NRL is also committed to education and training in the nuclear sciences and technologies for the MIT community and beyond.