Janelle Wharry and Matt Gomez receive early career awards.
NERS Graduates win major awards
NERS Ph.D. student Sunming Qin awarded Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship 2019–2020 and Eleanor Towner Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement
As a fourth year Ph.D. student in NERS department, Sunming is working in Professor Annalisa Manera’s group. His research focuses on high-resolution experiments and computations on mixing of turbulent buoyant jets in uniform and stratified environments.
NERS students receive DOE and NSF fellowships
Several NERS students received multiple highly competitive graduate fellowships.
NERS retains #1 in US News ranking
The Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences graduate program has retained the top spot in the US News and World Report rankings.
Professor Pozzi earns 2018 Rackham Distinguished Mentoring Award
Professor Sara A. Pozzi has received the 2018 Rackham Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Award in recognition of her enduring contributions to graduate education within the College of Engineering.
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.
Two NERS professors elected to the rank of fellow
Professor Sara Pozzi was elected to the rank of Fellow of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, and Professor Alec Thomas was elected to the rank of Fellow of the American Physical Society.
Ryan McBride receives 2018 ONR Young Investigator Award
By Kim Roth Associate Professor Ryan McBride has received a 2018 Young Investigator Award from the Office of Naval Research. The three-year award grants $170,000 annually for McBride’s proposal, “High-Power Microwave Generation by Compact Linear Transformer Driver Technology.” Generating high-power microwaves for directed energy from compact and efficient generators is crucial to a wide range […]
Professor Kearfott honored with Sarah Goddard Power Award
Professor Kim Kearfott has been honored with the Sarah Goddard Power Award by the U-M Academic Women’s Caucus.
Hanbury, Noey, Steinberger, and Thiesen given DOE Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Awards
The award program strives to facilitate innovation and the creation of new ideas in nuclear-technology-relevant disciplines.