Nuclear Nonproliferation

Michael Hamel, NERS Ph.D. Student, uses a Microsoft Hololens headset with a radiation imaging array to demonstrate the use of augmented reality to find nuclear materials hidden in a room. Photo: Joseph Xu

Nuclear nonproliferation: $25 million for new tech and developing the security workforce

Many nuclear engineers who work in national security are headed for retirement. This initiative helps make sure we don’t drop the baton.|Medium 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
Exterior view of the Boulby site

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

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

Nuclear nonproliferation for the next generation

Early accomplishments include better detectors and new cryptography-inspired nuclear warhead assessments.|Short Read
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Consortium for Verification Technology: A strong start to year three

Michigan anchors consortium of universities and national labs working to shape nuclear policy and enforcement of nuclear treaties.|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
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Toward universal cargo scans for nuclear weapon materials

Current methods produce high radiation doses, but a gentler scan has proven to be effective.|Short Read
Portrait of Sara Pozzi

Michigan Engineering professor named among top physicists

Pozzi’s paper in the virtual issue improved on a standard simulation code used to model how a radiation source appears in a detector.|Short Read
Map of North Korea

U-M-led team analyzes North Korea nuclear weapon test

Nuclear nonproliferation consortium finds that North Korea is unlikely to have detonated a hydrogen bomb.|Medium Read
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U-M and other CVT scientists study explosion in North Korea

Members of the Consortium for Verification Technology weigh in on magnitude of January 6, 2016 North Korean tests.|Short Read