Nuclear Nonproliferation

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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
Sara Pozzi runs a sample through a plutonium and uranium detector in the Nuclear Engineering Laboratory

Iran’s centrifuges and nuclear nonproliferation: A Q&A with Sara Pozzi

Understanding nuclear enrichment and what it means for the “Iran nuclear deal.”|Medium Read
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Professor Jovanovic named Fellow of the Optical Society

Professor Jovanovic directs the Neutron Science Laboratory, contributes to the Consortium for Verification Technology, and works with the Center for Ultrafast Optical Science.|Short Read
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