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Ryan McBride receives 2018 ONR Young Investigator Award

Associate Professor Ryan McBride has received a 2018 Young Investigator Award from the Office of Naval Research.|Short Read
Gerard Mourou speaks at a symposium in 2011 marking the 50th anniversary of the discovery of nonlinear optics at U-M. Daryl Marshke/Michigan Photography

Nobel Prize for ‘the most powerful laser pulses known to humanity’

At U-M, Gérard Mourou advanced ‘chirped pulse amplification,’ leading to more precise LASIK eye surgery and pushing the limits of optical science.|Medium Read
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Professor Kearfott honored with Sarah Goddard Power Award

Professor Kim Kearfott has been honored with the Sarah Goddard Power Award by the U-M Academic Women’s Caucus.|Short Read
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Postdoctoral researcher Shanbin Shi joins RPI faculty

At RPI, Shi plans to develop research programs for innovative nuclear system design, key component design optimization, instrumentation development and system modeling to explore a diverse range of options for Gen-IV nuclear reactors.|Short Read
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G. Hoyt Whipple and Marta Mrazovic-Whipple Scholarship Fund established in memory of Professor Emeritus Hoyt Whipple

The fund will be used to support undergraduate students in the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences (NERS).|Short Read
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Todd Allen named next NERS department chair

Todd Allen has been named the new Glenn F. and Gladys H. Knoll Department Chair of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences (NERS) effective 1 January 2019. |Medium Read
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NERS faculty receive NEUP funding awards

U-M NERS faculty are well represented as the U.S. Department of Energy Nuclear Energy University Program releases its FY 2018 Research and Development Awards. |Short Read
Prof. Sara Pozzi, University of Michigan, welcomes those attending the UPR 2018 meeting on June 5, 2018, Sheraton Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI.

U-M hosts annual DOE UPR meeting and NNSA Administrator visits NERS labs

The University of Michigan (UM) hosted the annual Department of Energy (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Research and Development (DNN R&D) University Program Review (UPR) meeting at the Sheraton Ann Arbor, June 5 – 7, 2018. |Short Read
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Nuclear nonproliferation: U-M participates in project monitoring nuclear reactors from afar

Secret nuclear power reactors could be detected by capturing elusive antineutrinos.|Medium Read

Sara Pozzi featured in nuclear nonproliferation podcast

Listen to Sara Pozzi and colleagues at Oregon State discuss nuclear nonproliferation today and technologies on the horizon.|Short Read
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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