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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
Mackenzie Warwick learns archery at a traditional Japanese samurai school.

NERS Undergrad Mackenzie Warwick named Green Ambassador

Her passion for sustainable energy drew Mackenzie to an education in nuclear engineering. |Short Read
The experimental chamber in which the uranium samples were struck with laser light

Using lasers to measure uranium enrichment

Nuclear energy and nuclear nonproliferation would both benefit from a faster, easier way to measure what proportion of uranium atoms can split.|Medium Read
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NERS Graduates win major awards

Janelle Wharry and Matt Gomez receive early career awards|Short Read
Portrait of Todd Allen

NERS Chair Todd Allen talks on two podcasts regarding Chernobyl and nuclear energy

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An aerosol can sprays into the air against a black background

How a spray from the hardware store could improve nuclear fusion

A coating of polyurethane keeps plasma problems in check during magnetic compression. |Medium Read