Graduate Students

Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

Antineutrino detectors as nuclear security tools for monitoring reactors from a distance

NERS Ph.D. student Felicia Sutanto’s antineutrino detector research published in Physical Review C|Short Read

The impact of COVID-19: A student perspective

Stefany Escobedo’s life changed drastically when COVID-19 shut down her access to a wide community of friends and activities|Medium Read
Conner Stevons

Student works on a NASA quantum satellite link

ECE master’s student Conner Stevons completed a remote internship at the NASA Glenn Research Center where he worked on Marconi 2.0, NASA’s plan to bridge quantum technology with a telecommunications system. |Short Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research to improve medical imaging of the brain receives Magna Cum Laude Merit award

The interdisciplinary team was able to dramatically speed up the process while potentially doubling the quality of the image|Short Read

Professor Emeritus W. Monroe Keyserling creates full fellowship fund for IOE students

U-M IOE professor emeritus, W. Monroe Keyserling, has endowed the W. Monroe Keyserling Fellowship Fund.|Short Read
Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

Hanbury, Noey, Steinberger, and Thiesen given DOE Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Awards

The award program strives to facilitate innovation and the creation of new ideas in nuclear-technology-relevant disciplines.|Medium Read

Julia Coxen selected to serve as a professor and deputy head at West Point

Julia Coxen, U-M IOE PhD candidate and an active-duty colonel in the U.S. Army, has been selected to serve as a PUSMA and deputy head of the Department of Systems Engineering at West Point.|Short Read
CLASP PhD Dr. Yeimy Rivera

Congratulations to our new Climate & Space PhD!

Dr. Yeimy Rivera will begin a post doctoral position at the Center for Astrophysics at Harvard. |Short Read
CLASP Ph.D candidate Samar Minallah

CLASP doctoral candidate to receive UCAR fellowship

Samar Minallah is a first-generation scholar from Pakistan who plans to help adapt climate models to better study the Himalaya-Karakoram-Hindukush mountain region.|Short Read
Portrait of Stephen Taller

Stephen Taller receives Weinberg Fellowship at ORNL

He will use the fellowship to continue his research into radiation effects in commercial nuclear materials.|Long Read
Michael Flynn

Prof. Mike Flynn receives Rackham Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Award

Flynn is one of five U-M professors honored with this award, which recognizes his excellence in mentoring doctoral students and commitment to fostering a supportive academic environment. |Medium Read
Kamal Sarabandi and Navid Barani

Improving cancer and disease treatments by understanding electromagnetic communication among biological cells

Prof. Kamal Sarabandi and ECE PhD student Navid Barani won a best paper award for their research on how biological cells may use electromagnetic signal transmission to communicate.|Short Read