Welcome to Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences

Michael Hamel, NERS PhD Student, uses a Microsoft Hololens headset to demonstrate use of augmented reality to detect the presence of nuclear weapons in the Nuclear Engineering Laboratory on June 21, 2017. The technology is designed by the Consortium for Verification Technology (CVT) led by Sara Pozzi, NERS Professor. The CVT consists of twelve leading universities and nine national laboratories, working together to provide research and development needed to address technology and policy issues in treaty-compliance monitoring of nuclear weapons. Photo: Joseph Xu/Senior Multimedia Content Producer, University of Michigan - College of Engineering

Research Areas & Graduate Studies

  • Fission and Radiation Transport
  • Materials
  • Radiation Measurements and Imaging
  • Plasmas and Nuclear Fusion
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Graduate Program

Become a leader in your field with a graduate degree from the program ranked first in the nation.

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Undergraduate Program

The tight-knit community here provides you with endless opportunities to excel in a cooperative atmosphere.

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About the Field

Become highly employable across many fields with a degree in nuclear engineering and radiological sciences.

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Labs and Facilities

Our faculty and students enjoy a powerful combination: unparalleled facilities and world-class colleagues.

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