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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
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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
Photo of Professors Kearfott, Was, Pozzi, Lau and Gilgenbach Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering Communications & Marketing

NERS faculty win coveted awards

Several NERS faculty have been recognized for their research and teaching contributions with promotions and prestigious awards. Congratulations to professors Manera, Kearfott, Was, Pozzi, Lau and Gilgenbach and Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow, Patricia Schuster!|Medium Read
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Welcome new NERS faculty: Won Sik Yang

The NERS department welcomes Won Sik Yang, who joins the faculty as professor, effective September 1. |Short Read
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2-D visualization of gamma ray imaging

Michael Hamel demonstrates a 2-D augmented reality visualization of gamma ray imaging at U-M's Nuclear Engineering Laboratory.|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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Medical Physics Certificate Program earns CAMPEP approval

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs has given NERS Medical Physics its stamp of approval.|Medium Read
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New Nuclear Engineering Laboratory nearing completion

A $12.4 million renovation is on track to convert the former Ford Nuclear Reactor into a state-of-the-art Nuclear Engineering Laboratory.|Medium Read