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Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

Hanbury, Noey, Steinberger, and Thiesen given DOE Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Awards

The award program strives to facilitate innovation and the creation of new ideas in nuclear-technology-relevant disciplines.|Medium Read
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College DEI grants awarded to NERS

The grants will help the department both recruit and support a diverse student population.|Short Read
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NERS researchers are supporting efforts to design experiments for a Versatile Test Reactor

The multi-institution collaboration is designing experiments to test various molten salt reactor technologies. |Short Read
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NERS joins Gender Champions in Nuclear Policy leadership network

Members of the network are committed to breaking down gender barriers in the nuclear field|Short Read
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New Faculty: Scott Baalrud

Scott Baalrud will join NERS as an associate professor in January 2021|Short Read
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NERS Professor William R. Martin retires after 43 years with the department

Martin will be remembered as an outstanding mentor and colleague.|Medium Read
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Stephen Taller receives Weinberg Fellowship at ORNL

He will use the fellowship to continue his research into radiation effects in commercial nuclear materials.|Long Read
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NERS promotes several faculty members and research scientists

The promotions take effect September 1, 2020|Short Read
CLASP Assoc. Prof. Carolyn Kuranz

Carolyn Kuranz appointed to the Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee

The committee advises the Director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science|Short Read
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NERS promotes several faculty members and research scientists

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Jar of water glows with green light

Treating PFAS water contamination with cold plasma

University of Michigan researchers are developing better plasma technology that can destroy PFAS compounds|Medium Read
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American Nuclear Society awards scholarships to NERS students

Five graduate students and one undergrad received awards for the 2020–2021 school year.|Short Read