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Istanbul Technical University, Institute of Energy

Other Name: N/A
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Subordinate To: Ministry of Education
Size: N/A
Facility Status: Operational

Istanbul Technical University founded the Institute of Energy in 1961 as a center for nuclear energy research and education. Over time, the Institute has evolved into a hub for broader research into energy solutions for Turkey's ever growing energy demands, including research of nuclear energy. The Institute operates the ITU-TRR TRIGA 250KW research reactor. It also houses laboratories for radiation activation analysis, nuclear chemistry, and others related to radioisotopes.

Source: "About the Institute," Istanbul Technical University Institute of Energy, www.energy.itu.edu.

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This material is produced independently for NTI by the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of and has not been independently verified by NTI or its directors, officers, employees, or agents. Copyright 2015.

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