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Purifying water with plasma

Michigan Engineering professor John Foster is working on a method to purify water with the fourth state of matter - plasma.|Short Read
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An international experience in nuclear safeguards

Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences graduate students went to Ispra, Italy to learn about international nuclear safeguards.|Short Read
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Jennifer Dolan, NERS PhD student

She and her other officers work hard to bring in national speakers in nuclear materials management who can inspire other students and describe some of the exciting jobs that may be available to them in the industry.|Medium Read
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Beyster gift will fund new NERS laboratories and innovation

$5 million of the $15 million Beyster gift to Michigan Engineering will renovate the Ford Nuclear Reactor building into new lab and office space for Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences.|Short Read
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NERS alumnus leads Westinghouse fuel engineering

Jeff Bradfute (NERS MSE '92) is the new vice president of Global Nuclear Fuel Engineering at Westinghouse.|Short Read
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NERS professor appointed to Environmental Management Advisory Board

Kimberlee Kearfott, NERS professor, was appointed by the US Secretary of Energy to the Environmental Management Advisory Board. |Short Read
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How crud forms on nuclear fuel

An ambitious project to build a complete, 3D computer model of how nuclear power reactors operate and degrade is only halfway through its first five years, but already the new software is tackling real-world problems.|Medium Read
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Terry Kammash receives Seaborg Medal

Terry Kammash, NERS professor emeritus, has received the Seaborg Medal, one of The American Nuclear Society's highest honors. |Short Read
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DNNG holds workshop for custom radiation simulation

Michigan engineers share their expertise in simulating radiation for designing and testing detectors that identify nuclear materials with other researchers from the US and Europe.|Short Read
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Four engineering students awarded for innovations in nuclear fuel cycles

Four U-M engineering students placed in the 2012 Fuel Cycle Innovations Research program of the U.S. Department of Energy. |Short Read
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U-M engineers visit Japan, offer aid

Just over a year after Japan raised the Fukushima accident to the highest rating on the International Nuclear Event Scale, three members of the Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences (NERS) faculty travelled to Japan to forge new relationships with some of the country’s leading engineers and energy policy-makers. |Medium Read
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U-M radiation detectors go the distance

A contingent of the Detection for Nuclear Nonproliferation Group travelled to Italy to test their detectors for catching bomb-makers.|Medium Read