The award recognizes high-impact accomplishments benefitting NERS and Michigan Engineering.
Carolyn Kuranz honored with NERS Departmental Faculty Award from Michigan Engineering
Remembering Dr. Juliusz Kruszelnicki: A Brilliant Mind, Mentor, and Friend
Honoring the legacy of an exceptional nuclear engineer and plasma scientist.
Yue-Ying Lau retires after 30 years at NERS
Lau’s legacy will be marked by contributions to research, mentorship, and innovations in plasma theory and electron beams.
NERS and AERO discussion series wins MLK Spirit Award
The MARS Dialogues discuss the “Macroethical Responsibility to Society.”
Three NERS staff members honored by Michigan Engineering
Congratulations to the 2023 Michigan Engineering Staff Incentive Award Recipients from NERS.
Carolyn Kuranz assumes role of Vice Chair, Karl Krushelnick as Past Chair in the Division of Plasma Physics Executive Committee
The objective of the division is the advancement and dissemination of the knowledge, understanding, and applications of plasmas—assemblages of charged particles of natural and laboratory origin.
Brian Kiedrowski honored with Michigan Engineering Education Excellence Award
The John F. Ullrich Education Excellence Award recognizes sustained excellence in curricular development, instruction, and guidance.
Fastest Path to Zero Initiative mentee wins local Junior Science and Humanities Symposium
Chase Metzger’s project focused on advanced nuclear energy.
Sara Pozzi elected International Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences
Pozzi played a crucial role in strengthening the non-proliferation research connection between Sweden and the U.S.
Oskar Searfus pioneers neutron signatures to safeguard thorium reactors
The NERS PhD student’s research was published in Physical Review Applied.
Ronald Gilgenbach: A Legacy of Innovation and Dedication in Nuclear Engineering
Prof. Gilgenbach retired from active faculty status at the beginning of 2024.
Todd Allen reappointed as chair of the Department of Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences
Allen will continue to lead the department in its mission to be the global academic leader in the innovation and evolution of nuclear engineering, uses of radiation, and plasma science.
NERS alum Crystal A. Green played key role in designing online fluoroscopy course
The course aims to enhance patient care, safety, and professional knowledge in fluoroscopic imaging.
$3.4M for advancement of 3D CdZnTe gamma-ray detector technology
Prof. Zhong He will lead the project aimed at advancing gamma-ray detector tech.
Graduate students Carolina Vazquez and Sebastian Lecha explore community engagement in fusion and fission spaces
Vazquez and Lecha are actively involved in policy-relevant research, exploring community engagement in fusion and fission spaces.
NERS hosts William D. Magwood and Jeff Harper
Magwood gave a talk on the future of nuclear energy and also joined our NEDHO Diversity Panel with Harper.