Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences

featured Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences stories

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
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Setting the nation’s engineering research agenda

Michigan Engineers involved in NSF Engineering Research Visioning Alliance, a force multiplier for high-impact research.|Medium 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
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Q&A with Kristine Svinicki

Suzanne Baker recently chatted with Svinicki about her new adjunct professor role at NERS. |Short Read
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Kristine Svinicki joins NERS as adjunct professor

The NERS alumna served as Chairman and Commissioner of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for over a decade.|Short Read
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Scott Baalrud named to Physics of Plasmas Editorial Board

NERS Prof. Scott Baalrud’s three-year editorial board appointment began this week.|Short Read
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Prof. Kim Kearfott to develop radiation protection XR

The extended reality experience will introduce future health physicists to scenarios they will likely face on the job. |Short Read

NERS graduate student Pengyuan Xiu awarded Honorable Mention

The award was given at the Michigan Engineering Advanced Graduate Research Symposium.|Short Read
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Investments in nuclear energy could help solve the economic and climate crises

'To help realize our clean energy future, the federal government must continue to give the clean energy community the investment it needs to succeed.'|Short Read
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NERS Senior Kaitlyn Barr awarded first-ever X-energy summer internship

Kaitlyn will use state of the art tools to perform analysis work on X-energy’s Xe-100 small modular reactor.|Short Read