The five-year, $25 million research award is one of the largest federal research grants ever received by the University of Florida.
NERS alum Dr. James Baciak and NERS professor Dr. Igor Jovanovic are among the founders of the new Consortium for Nuclear Forensics sponsored by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
NERS Student O Hwang Kwon talks about the possible successors of fossil fuels at the 2023 Rackham King Talks
In his talk, “Which Would Be the Successor of Fossil Fuels—Renewables or Nuclear?”, O Hwang Kwon aims to convey the message of the urgent need for action as he firmly believes that by working together as a team, the world can successfully overcome the challenge of climate change.
NERS Professor Atzmon retires after 35 years with the department
His research was primarily focused on phase transformations and the mechanical behavior of amorphous and nanocrystalline metal alloys.
NERS students win a student-led competition, acquire seed funding to develop proposal for pulsed-power and nuclear fusion facility
The work of Akash Shah and Brendan Sporer will support pulsed-power-driven fusion research, fusion-enabling technologies, and fundamental science pursuits.
New Conceptual Molten Salt Nuclear Reactor Simulation and Design
NERS Master’s student O Hwang Kwon’s research relating to the feasibility of a new conceptual molten salt reactor is aimed at improving safety and efficiency.
Imaging of gamma rays and fast neutrons using a dual-particle imaging system
NERS Ph.D. student Ricardo Lopez’s research using the dual-particle imaging system developed at U-M to help in localizing the source of emission of majority of radioactive materials.
Use of ultrashort-pulsed lasers to excite fluorescence of chlorophyll in plants as an optical biosensor for nuclear activity
Recent NERS Ph.D. graduate Lauren Finney’s research on remote detection of a signature for uranium exposure in algae published in Scientific Reports.
Tingshiuan Wu given Best Student Poster Presentation Award at MARC XII Conference
The NERS PhD student gave a poster presentation on “Fast neutron directionality from position-sensitive recoil and capture reconstruction using Bayesian updating.”
PhD Student Meredith Eaheart awarded UNLP fellowship
The fellowship is awarded to exceptional students researching innovative nuclear energy solutions to today’s climate challenges and help in production of clean electricity and reduction of carbon emissions.
Ionizing radiation induces a negative nonlinear absorption coefficient in quartz glass
NERS PhD Student Bryan Morgan’s research on non-linear absorption in quartz glass published in Optical Materials Express.
NERS Professor Alex Bielajew retires after 25 years with the department
Bielajew’s research focused on Monte Carlo code development.
NERS awarded funding from the Department of Defense for new pulsed power driver
The equipment will be located in the Plasma, Pulsed Power, and Microwave Laboratory.