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Paul Beata named 2015-16 J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Graduate Fellow

Michigan Engineering doctoral student Paul Beata has been chosen as the 2015-16 fellow for the J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Graduate Fellows Program.|Short Read
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Graphene ‘phototransistor’ for imaging, communications

New light-detecting device senses light that doesn’t hit the graphene itself. |Medium Read

Renovated nuclear reactor building opens as world-class labs

Inside the new Nuclear Engineering Labs, researchers in the nation's top-ranked nuclear engineering program will focus on advancing nuclear security, nonproliferation, safety and energy.|Medium Read
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Gifts endow the William Martin Fellowship Fund, continue funding to the John C. Lee Fellowship Fund

As committed alumni and donors, Frederick W. and Marion K. Buckman have provided a new gift to endow the William Martin Fellowship Fund and contribute additional funding to the John C. Lee Fellowship Fund, which they established in 2015.|Short Read
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Paul and Karen Fessler Endowed Student Support Fund established

This fund will provide need-based support to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences at the College of Engineering.|Short Read
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Lasers can detect weapons-grade uranium from afar

Researchers have shown that a technique often used to identify chemicals at a distance could help sniff out illicit nuclear activities from as far as a couple miles away. |Medium Read
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Toward safer, long-life nuclear reactors

Metal alloy design could raise radiation resistance by 100 times.|Medium Read
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1954 nuclear conference: Promoting a culture of openness

With the Ford Nuclear Reactor being built on North Campus, the hope was that this conference would help to advance the cause of nuclear medicine and power.|Medium Read

Nuclear nonproliferation for the next generation

Early accomplishments include better detectors and new cryptography-inspired nuclear warhead assessments.|Short Read
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Professor Mark Kushner earns top awards for plasma sciences work

International Plasma Chemistry Society recognized NERS professor for his work in non-equilibrium plasmas.|Short 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

U-M hosts symposium: The role of nuclear power in combating climate change

Michigan Energy Symposium explores nuclear role in clean energy future.|Medium Read
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Consortium for Verification Technology: A strong start to year three

Michigan anchors consortium of universities and national labs working to shape nuclear policy and enforcement of nuclear treaties.|Medium Read