The institute has numerous affiliated faculty members on campus, representing the following UT academic units. Faculty from any academic unit may affiliate with the INS.
- Department of Nuclear Engineering
- Department of Physics and Astronomy
- Department of Political Science
- Department of Materials Science and Engineering
- Department of Chemistry
- Department of Chemical Engineering
- Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy
- College of Law
- Carl Pierce
- College of Business
Furthermore, many participating staff members from our partner organizations hold adjunct or joint faculty status with the university.