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Trip report: Quito, Ecuador

Stuart Daudlin (BSE, Engineering Physics, 2018) discusses his Engineering Honors Program volunteer trip to Ecuador.|Short Read
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Intense laser experiments provide first evidence that light can stop electrons

By hitting electrons with an ultra-intense laser, researchers have stopped them as effectively shooting them at a sheet of lead, demonstrating what's called "radiation reaction."|Medium Read
Professor Gilgenbach, Gladys Knoll, and Alec D. Gallimore stand together for a photo

Professor Ron Gilgenbach installed as Glenn F. and Gladys H. Knoll Department Chair of NERS

The endowed chair brings Knoll’s legacy full circle.|Short Read
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Sid Yip and Nenita Teodoro Yip gift to support NERS students and faculty

The Ziya Akcasu Fellowship Fund will be used to provide need-based support to graduate students, and the Sidney and Nenita Yip Junior Faculty Award Fund will honor and support assistant or recently tenured associate faculty members.|Short Read

2017 Glenn F. Knoll Lecture

“High-Speed Imaging and Spectroscopy of X-Rays and Particles with Silicon Detectors”|Short Read
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Geoff West wins 2017 Outstanding Recent Alumni Award

William "Geoff" West (MEng '95, PhD '11), founder, president and chief medical physicist of West Physics, has won the 2017 University of Michigan College of Engineering Outstanding Recent Alumni Award. |Short Read
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The Honorable Kristine Svinicki wins University of Michigan College of Engineering Alumni Medal

The Honorable Kristine L. Svinicki (BSE NE '88), chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), has won the 2017 University of Michigan College of Engineering Alumni Medal. The Alumni Medal recognizes extraordinary professional achievement and is the highest commendation bestowed by the Michigan Engineering Alumni Board.|Short Read
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Dr. Jong Kyung Kim wins 2017 NERS Alumni Merit Award

Dr. Jong Kyung Kim (MSE NE '82, PhD NE '86), professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Hanyang University in Korea, has received a 2017 University of Michigan College of Engineering NERS Alumni Merit Award.|Short Read

Doubling the power of the world’s most intense laser

It could enable tabletop particle and X-ray sources as well as the investigation of astrophysics and quantum dynamics.|Medium Read
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Gladys Hetzner Knoll endows NERS Department Chair

A generous gift from Gladys Hetzner Knoll, wife of the late Professor Emeritus Glenn Knoll, has endowed the Glenn F. and Gladys H. Knoll Department Chair of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences.|Short Read
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NERS student awards sweep

The NERS department's graduate students are an accomplished group, earning recognition from the College of Engineering, the University and professional societies for their research and leadership contributions. Congratulations to all!|Short Read

Nuclear Engineering Laboratory dedication: Connecting the past and future

The newly renovated Nuclear Engineering Laboratory (NEL) building, the site of the former Ford Nuclear Reactor, officially opened in April to a standing-room-only crowd of over 140. The event celebrated the continued legacy of the Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project, bridging the past with the future.|Medium Read