Kaitlyn will use state of the art tools to perform analysis work on X-energy’s Xe-100 small modular reactor.
NERS Senior Kaitlyn Barr awarded first-ever X-energy summer internship
NERS Alum Dr. Valentin T. Jordanov named IEEE Fellow for contributions to radiation measurements
Jordanov has made fundamental contributions to real-time digital and analog pulse processing in radiation measurements.
Lauren Nagel awarded Fellowship from the IAEA
The NERS PhD student received an inaugural Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship.
Professor John Foster wins Ronald C. Davidson Award
The award recognizes outstanding plasma physics research by a Physics of Plasmas author.
Stephen Taller receives Weinberg Fellowship at ORNL
He will use the fellowship to continue his research into radiation effects in commercial nuclear materials.
American Nuclear Society awards scholarships to NERS students
Five graduate students and one undergrad received awards for the 2020–2021 school year.
NERS Professor Kevin Field wins DOE Early Career Award
Field is one of only 50 U.S. professors to win this year.
Professor Mehlhorn named Fellow of the American Nuclear Society
Professor Mehlhorn was recognized for his research in plasma physics.
Nuclear Grand Challenge engages student ideas for waste revenue
Inaugural competition appealed to climate-conscience students and promoted interdisciplinary collaborations.
Three NERS students awarded prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships
Huxford, Giha, and Pinsky receive fellowships from the National Science Foundation.
John Foster named Associate Fellow of the AIAA
Professor Foster is recognized for his work on ion thruster life extension.
NERS Professor Sara A. Pozzi named IEEE Fellow
Professor Sara A. Pozzi recognized for contributions to neutron detection techniques and neutron transport Monte Carlo methods.
NERS Professor Brian Kiedrowski honored with faculty development professorship
The newly endowed professorship was awarded in recognition of outstanding contributions to teaching and research.
Best Presentation Award given to NERS Ph.D. Candidate Jinpu Lin
Jinpu won with his poster “Scaling Relativistic Laser‐solid Interaction Using Ultrashort Laser Pulses.”
NERS Ph.D. Student Yao Kovach given Best Presentation Award
Yao won with her poster “Particle Emission from an Anode Liquid Surface of Electrolyte in Atmospheric Pressure DC Glow.”
Professor Jovanovic named Fellow of the Optical Society
Professor Jovanovic directs the Neutron Science Laboratory, contributes to the Consortium for Verification Technology, and works with the Center for Ultrafast Optical Science.