Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences

More Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences News
Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

U-M faculty receive $1.9M in DOE funding awards

NERS faculty are well represented as DOE releases its FY2020 Research and Development Awards|Short Read
Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

Professor Mehlhorn named Fellow of the American Nuclear Society

Professor Mehlhorn was recognized for his research in plasma physics.|Short Read
Portrait of Todd Allen

NERS Chair Todd Allen elected chair of NEDHO

Nuclear Engineering Department Heads Organization is an alliance between U.S. nuclear engineering programs|Short Read
Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

University alliance receives $51.5M in funding from Defense Threat Reduction Agency

The overall goals of the alliance are rooted in shaping the future of national security |Short Read
man speaking to a crowd

Looking Back on Graduation in 1970

James Stubbins remembers his time at NERS and the University of Michigan|Medium Read

NERS receives Rackham Diversity Grant

The grant will help strengthen diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the department|Short Read
The experimental flow loop that will be used to emulate the cooling loop in a molten salt reactor

$5.2M for digital twins of nuclear reactors could bring down nuclear energy costs

Virtual copies of nuclear reactors could enable smarter maintenance for current reactors and more automation for advanced reactors.|Medium Read
man in foreground with scientific instrument in the background

John M. Carpenter (1935–2020): In Memoriam

The NERS graduate and faculty member became one of the leading experimentalists in thermal neutron scattering.|Short Read
sara pozzi points at Macbook

Catching nuclear smugglers: fast algorithm could enable cost-effective detectors at borders

The algorithm can pick out weak signals from nuclear weapons materials, hidden in ordinary radiation sources like fertilizer.|Medium Read
nonthermal plasma

Plasma jet wands could rapidly decontaminate hospital rooms

Room-temperature plasma beams could essentially dissolve away bacteria and viruses.|Medium Read
students and leader brainstorm on two sticky posters

Nuclear Grand Challenge engages student ideas for waste revenue

Inaugural competition appealed to climate-conscience students and promoted interdisciplinary collaborations.|Medium Read
Headshots for Huxford, Giha, and Pinsky

Three NERS students awarded prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships

Huxford, Giha, and Pinsky receive fellowships from the National Science Foundation|Short Read