K-12 STEM Outreach

The Nuclear Power Institute (NPI) is dedicated to providing K-12 students and educators with opportunities to engage, enrich, and explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) knowledge, experiences, and resources while also highlighting nuclear applications, clean technologies, college programming, and career opportunities.


Clean SMARTS Experts 2022 Clean SMARTS Master Class Competition Finale Apr 08, 2022 NPI is hosting our 2022 Clean SMARTS Masterclass Finale Competition!! This competition is open to all Texas 6th – 12th-grade secondary students and educators who have completed the Clean SMARTS Master Class and received an official certificate of completion.
Higher Education Center at McAllen Science on Saturday (SOS) at the Rio Grande Valley Apr 08, 2022 On March 5, 2022, NPI supported the first Rio Grande Valley Science on Saturday (SOS) event, hosted by the Texas A&M University Higher Education Center at McAllen.

Our Mission

The mission of the Nuclear Power Institute is to develop the “necessary workforce” in the State of Texas to support the continuing and emerging clean industry and nuclear science and technology needs across the State of Texas.

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