Untangling the signatures of smuggled nuclear materials from the radiation background created by shooting neutrons at suspected cargo is the task of U-M research team.
Nuclear nonproliferation: $1.9M to improve detection of weapons-grade material
Catching nuclear smugglers: fast algorithm could enable cost-effective detectors at borders
The algorithm can pick out weak signals from nuclear weapons materials, hidden in ordinary radiation sources like fertilizer.
Iran’s centrifuges and nuclear nonproliferation: A Q&A with Sara Pozzi
Understanding nuclear enrichment and what it means for the “Iran nuclear deal.”
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.
Nuclear engineering labs: $12M renovation begins
“The Nuclear Engineering Laboratory will provide new, world-class research spaces to enable Michigan faculty and students to make major impacts on nuclear nonproliferation, nuclear reactor safety and homeland security,” says NERS professor, Ronald Gilgenbach.