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CASL second phase underway

Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light water reactors (CASL) working to develop virtual reactor.|Medium Read
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Student exchanges cross borders and expand horizons

The Chinese Culture and Clean Energy Summer School program gives NERS students firsthand look at nuclear reactor construction and Chinese culture.|Medium Read

Chihiro Kikuchi: From here to the laser

First hired as an associate research physicist at U-M’s Willow Run Laboratory, Kikuchi’s original contributions to the ruby maser live on.|Medium Read
Bill Magwood, Director-General at the Nuclear Energy Agency of the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development, speaks during a discussion panel at the Michigan Energy Symposium at the Rackham Graduate School

Will nuclear energy save us from climate change?

Energy-sector thought leaders, from industry, government and academia, recently came together at the University of Michigan to discuss the role of nuclear power in fighting climate change.|Medium Read
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Toward universal cargo scans for nuclear weapon materials

Current methods produce high radiation doses, but a gentler scan has proven to be effective.|Short Read

Crystal Green: A warm reception offsets the chilly weather

Crystal Green is working toward getting both her PhD from the top-ranked nuclear engineering department in the country and her Medical Physics Certification.|Short Read
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Michigan Engineering professor named among top physicists

Pozzi’s paper in the virtual issue improved on a standard simulation code used to model how a radiation source appears in a detector.|Short Read
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Mehlhorns support NERS undergrads

"Attending the University of Michigan was transformational for me and I was aided by a COE undergraduate scholarship. We are pleased to endow this scholarship fund to provide similar aid to future generations of nuclear engineering undergraduates.”|Short Read
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Tom and Noelle Mehlhorn endow undergraduate scholarship

Tom Mehlhorn (BS NERS 74, MS 76, PhD 78) and his wife Noelle (BA Speech Pathology and Language '75, MS '76) have made a major gift to endow an undergraduate scholarship fund. The scholarships will be awarded to students based on merit and need.|Short Read
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U-M-led team analyzes North Korea nuclear weapon test

Nuclear nonproliferation consortium finds that North Korea is unlikely to have detonated a hydrogen bomb.|Medium Read
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U-M and other CVT scientists study explosion in North Korea

Members of the Consortium for Verification Technology weigh in on magnitude of January 6, 2016 North Korean tests.|Short Read
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James Duderstadt wins medal

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers has awarded James Duderstadt, president emeritus of U-M and University Professor of Science and Engineering the 2016 Ralph Coats Roe Medal, which honors those who have advanced the public appreciation for engineers.|Short Read