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Incoming NERS chair and professor Todd Allen has been elected to the rank of Fellow by the American Nuclear Society

Allen was recognized for his contributions "to the advancement of nuclear science and technology through the years."| Short Read
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Allen, who will assume the Glenn F. and Gladys H. Knoll Department Chair of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences in January, currently is a professor at the University of Wisconsin and a senior fellow at Third Way, supporting the think tank’s clean energy portfolio. He has served as deputy director for science and technology at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) as well as scientific director of the Advanced Test Reactor National Scientific User Facility at INL. Program.

At Michigan, Allen’s research portfolio will include policy studies to best understand how nuclear energy can contribute to a clean 21st-century power system as well as understanding materials performance in advanced nuclear systems.

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U-Michigan, Ford open world-class robotics complex

The facility will accelerate the future of advanced and more equitable robotics and mobility | Medium Read