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Members of the WATCHMAN collaboration at the Boulby Underground Laboratory, UK, the proposed site for long-range antineutrino-based reactor discovery and monitoring demonstration experiment (2018)

NERS Professor Igor Jovanovic co-authors paper published in “Reviews of Modern Physics”

The paper assesses the current and projected readiness of various antineutrino-based monitoring technologies.|Medium Read

NERS Professor John C. Lee publishes an introductory text for broad areas of nuclear reactor physics

“Nuclear Reactor Physics and Engineering” offers information on analysis, design, control, and operation of nuclear reactors.|Short Read
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Viswanath Nagarajan receives NSF funding to research a new class of stochastic optimization problems

U-M IOE Assistant Professor Viswanath Nagarajan has received NSF funding to explore models and algorithms for stochastic covering problems in the presence of noisy outcomes.|Short Read
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NERS Professor Sara A. Pozzi named IEEE Fellow

Professor Sara A. Pozzi recognized for contributions to neutron detection techniques and neutron transport Monte Carlo methods.|Short Read
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NERS Professor Brian Kiedrowski honored with faculty development professorship

The newly endowed professorship was awarded in recognition of outstanding contributions to teaching and research.|Medium Read

Xiuli Chao receives funding from J&J to develop algorithms for continuous production process

U-M IOE’s Xiuli Chao receives funding from Johnson & Johnson for a project centered on developing optimization algorithms to improve continuous production process.|Short Read

Joi Mondisa receives National Science Foundation Career Award

U-M IOE Assistant Professor Joi Mondisa has received a National Science Foundation Career Award for her research in mentoring practices that help minoritized undergraduate students persist in STEM.|Short Read
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Best Presentation Award given to NERS Ph.D. Candidate Jinpu Lin

Jinpu won with his poster “Scaling Relativistic Laser‐solid Interaction Using Ultrashort Laser Pulses.”|Short Read
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NERS Ph.D. Student Yao Kovach given Best Presentation Award

Yao won with her poster “Particle Emission from an Anode Liquid Surface of Electrolyte in Atmospheric Pressure DC Glow.”|Short Read
Giving Blueday: Support what you love about U-M. Fastest Path to Zero.

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
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Yulin Pan awarded MIDAS PODS grant for research predicting hydrological weather extremes

Ashley Payne (CLaSP), Yulin Pan (NAME), and Xun Huan (ME) have been awarded a Propelling Original Data Science (PODS) grant for their project Optimal Design of Data Assimilation for the Prediction of Hydrological Extremes.|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