Materials & Radiation Effects

Model of a nuclear fuel assembly. Credit: Getty Images

A new lead on a 50-year-old radiation damage mystery

A U-M-led team of researchers developed the first atomic-level simulation that produced a mysterious defect.|Medium Read
Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

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
Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

CASL second phase underway

Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light water reactors (CASL) working to develop virtual reactor.|Medium Read

Heat radiates 10,000 times faster at the nanoscale

In a unique ultra-low vibration lab, engineers have, for the first time, measured how heat radiates from one surface to another in a vacuum at distances down to 2 nanometers.|Short Read
men in suits breaking symbolic wall with sledgehammers

New laboratories continue research legacy at former Ford Nuclear Reactor site

Michigan Engineering begins construction of a new Nuclear Engineering Laboratory to advance research on nuclear measurements, thermal-hydraulics, detection and nonproliferation.|Short Read
Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

Experiments at the core: Michigan Ion Beam Laboratory undergoes major expansion

Expanded Michigan facility is one of a kind, poised to massively accelerate the pace of radiation effects research.|Medium Read
Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

Startup success: H3D gamma-ray imager localizes and images hot spots

Professor Zhong He has plenty of experience to prepare him well for entrepreneurship: He runs a successful university research lab.|Medium Read
Fessler and colleagues

Jeff Fessler receives 2013 IEEE Edward J. Hoffman Medical Imaging Scientist Award

This award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of medical imaging science.|Medium Read
ct scan

New technology allows CT scans to be done with a fraction of the conventional radiation dose

“We’re excited to be adding Veo to the measures we already have in place to ensure that we get diagnostic images using the lowest amount of radiation possible."|Medium Read