Welcome to Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
Major research initiatives fuel national discussions
Three major initiatives led by NERS faculty are shaping the future of nuclear energy, including safety, security and treaty verification.
Professor Alec Thomas Wins Research Accelerator Award
NERS Associate Professor Alec Thomas has won a Research Accelerator award for his team’s proposal to construct a high-repetition-rate X-ray beamline, using U-M’s HERCULES laser, for transformative manufacturing applications across engineering, medicine, homeland security and science.
NERS Faculty Positions
The Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences invites applications for several tenure-track faculty positions.
Research & Graduate Studies
- Fission and Radiation Transport
- Radiation Measurements and Imaging
- Plasmas and Nuclear Fusion
Future Graduate Student?
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Alumni Support NERS
Don R. Kania and Renee L. DuBois Fellowship Fund Receives Additional Gift
The fellowship will support graduate students in the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences (NERS).Read More
Paul and Karen Fessler Endowed Student Support Fund
This fund will provide need-based support to NERS undergraduate or graduate students.Read More
Buckman Gifts Endow One NERS Fund, Continue Funding to Another
Frederick W. and Marion K. Buckman gift to endow the William Martin Fellowship Fund and add funding to the John C. Lee Fellowship Fund.Read More