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NERS students awarded IUP fellowships and scholarship

The program seeks to enhance the future of the U.S. nuclear workforce.|Short Read
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Fluid motion induced by plasma interaction with water with self organization

NERS PhD Student Zimu Yang writes Featured Article in the Journal of Applied Physics.|Short Read
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Brendan Sporer receives DOE NNSA Fellowship

The NERS PhD student has embarked on a project to create high-density field reversed configurations.|Short Read
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NERS researchers awarded ANS Best Paper Award

The paper investigates the heat transfer performance of the sodium heat pipes which will be adopted in the future Special Purpose Reactors (SPR).|Short Read
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Prof. Ryan McBride named PPML Director

The current Director, Prof. Ronald Gilgenbach has decided to step down effective May 1.|Short Read
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NERS PhD Student Oskar Searfus awarded NNIS Graduate Fellowship

The Fellowship is awarded to exceptional students pursuing doctoral research in the field of international safeguards.|Short Read

NERS DEI Town Hall

Presented by the DEI Leads for the U-M Department of Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences, Professors Carolyn Kuranz and John Foster|Short Read
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Global climate efforts require nuclear energy—and the US is positioned to lead

This year, the U.S. will set new Nationally Determined Contributions toward mitigating climate change, building on the Paris climate agreement. As promises for greenhouse gas reductions become more ambitious, international forecasts projecting that nuclear may contribute at most 10 percent of the global energy supply by 2050 are not ambitious enough. |Short Read

NERS Students host virtual Glow Blue class

The class introduced Detroit-area middle and high school students to fundamental nuclear concepts.|Short Read

Michael Hua awarded Knoll Graduate Educational Grant from IEEE

The recent NERS graduate was recognized for his contributions to the fields of nuclear and plasma.|Short Read

NERS alum Dr. Stephen Taller given ProQuest Dissertation Honorable Mention

Taller's dissertation research addressed a long-standing issue on how to link radiation damage in materials from ion irradiations in the laboratory and damage in real-world reactors. |Short Read
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NERS Students receive Leaders and Honors Awards

The College of Engineering gives the awards in celebration of the students who have demonstrated excellence.|Short Read