Welcome to the OSU Radiation Center

The Radiation Center is a unique institutional facility designed to provide support to instructional and research programs for all OSU departments and to other organizations statewide, nationally, and internationally. The Radiation Center occupies approximately 45,000 square feet of floor space and houses the Oregon State TRIGA Reactor (OSTR) which is licensed to operate continuously at a power level of 1.1 MW. The Radiation Center has a staff of approximately 15 permanent employees as well as provides office and laboratory space for approximately 100 other individuals comprised of faculty, staff, and students, most of which are associated with the School of Nuclear Science and Engineering and the Chemistry department's program in nuclear and radiochemistry.