Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences

featured Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences stories
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John Foster named Associate Fellow of the AIAA

Professor Foster is recognized for his work on ion thruster life extension.|Short Read
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NERS Professor Sara A. Pozzi named IEEE Fellow

Professor Sara A. Pozzi recognized for contributions to neutron detection techniques and neutron transport Monte Carlo methods.|Short Read

NERS Professor Brian Kiedrowski honored with faculty development professorship

The newly endowed professorship was awarded in recognition of outstanding contributions to teaching and research.|Medium Read
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Best Presentation Award given to NERS Ph.D. Candidate Jinpu Lin

Jinpu won with his poster “Scaling Relativistic Laser‐solid Interaction Using Ultrashort Laser Pulses.”|Short Read
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NERS Ph.D. Student Yao Kovach given Best Presentation Award

Yao won with her poster “Particle Emission from an Anode Liquid Surface of Electrolyte in Atmospheric Pressure DC Glow.”|Short Read
Giving Blueday: Support what you love about U-M. Fastest Path to Zero.

Q&A: Bret Kugelmass, Energy Impact Center

Last April, the Fastest Path to Zero Summit assembled research and policy leaders to explore climate change mitigation. This April, with help from Kugelmass, we plan to do it again. |Short Read

New simulation laboratory and cybersecurity software installed at NERS

The software will be used to study methods of preventing cyberattacks on the instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants. |Medium Read

Professor Edward Larsen retires from NERS after 33-year career in nuclear engineering

Professor Larsen’s research has focused on the development of advanced algorithms for the mathematical analysis and computational simulation of problems associated with the interaction of radiation with matter.|Short Read
Sara Pozzi runs a sample through a plutonium and uranium detector in the Nuclear Engineering Laboratory

Iran’s centrifuges and nuclear nonproliferation: A Q&A with Sara Pozzi

Understanding nuclear enrichment and what it means for the “Iran nuclear deal.”|Medium Read

NERS Professor John C. Lee retires after 45 years with the department

Professor Lee's research was focused on the physics and engineering analysis of nuclear systems.|Short Read
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Professor Jovanovic named Fellow of the Optical Society

Professor Jovanovic directs the Neutron Science Laboratory, contributes to the Consortium for Verification Technology, and works with the Center for Ultrafast Optical Science.|Short Read
Professors Field, Kochunas and Kuranz

NERS welcomes three new faculty members

The new additions to the department point to a positive future and offer a breadth of educational and research experience.|Short Read