Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences

featured Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences stories
Members of the WATCHMAN collaboration at the Boulby Underground Laboratory, UK, the proposed site for long-range antineutrino-based reactor discovery and monitoring demonstration experiment (2018)

NERS Professor Igor Jovanovic co-authors paper published in “Reviews of Modern Physics”

The paper assesses the current and projected readiness of various antineutrino-based monitoring technologies.|Medium Read
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Earth Day Q+A with NERS PhD Candidate Kelsy Green

Kelsy talks about her passion for the environment and for zero-carbon energy sources like nuclear.|Short Read
North Campus in the spring. Photo: Joseph Xu

Engineering Events: Earth Day at 50

Michigan Engineering faculty are hosting teach-ins on a range of Earth Year topics.|Medium Read

NERS Professor John C. Lee publishes an introductory text for broad areas of nuclear reactor physics

“Nuclear Reactor Physics and Engineering” offers information on analysis, design, control, and operation of nuclear reactors.|Short Read
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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
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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