Nuclear Energy

Portrait of Todd Allen

NERS Chair Todd Allen talks on two podcasts regarding Chernobyl and nuclear energy

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Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

Summer School on Clean Energy in China

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University of Michigan launches Fastest Path to Zero climate initiative

The mission of the Fastest Path to Zero Initiative is to identify, innovate, and pursue the fastest path to zero emissions by optimizing clean energy deployment.|Short Read
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Titans of Nuclear interviews NERS faculty

Titans of Nuclear, a podcast featuring interviews with experts on nuclear energy, has interviews available with NERS professors James Duderstadt, Zhong He, Sara Pozzi and Alec Thomas|Short 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
Digital illustration of an exploding star

Recreating supernova reaction yields new insights for fusion energy

Our pursuit of fusion needs a heat-check|Short Read

2017 Glenn F. Knoll Lecture

“High-Speed Imaging and Spectroscopy of X-Rays and Particles with Silicon Detectors”|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
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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

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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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