Recent NERS Ph.D. graduate Lauren Finney’s research on remote detection of a signature for uranium exposure in algae published in Scientific Reports.
Use of ultrashort-pulsed lasers to excite fluorescence of chlorophyll in plants as an optical biosensor for nuclear activity
NERS alumni Steven Brown and David Goodman developing quantitative gamma imager
The imager will resolve the location and shape of nuclear materials for more accurate mass quantification.
Kristine Svinicki given Henry DeWolf Smyth Nuclear Statesman Award from ANS and NEI
The award recognizes outstanding service in developing and guiding the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.
Annie Kritcher leads revolutionary nuclear fusion experiment
The NERS alum and her team at LLNL came close to reproducing the power of the sun on earth.
The Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project returns to NERS
The World War II memorial is devoted to the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.
NERS PhD Alum Stephen Taller receives DOE Rapid Turnaround Experiment award
The award will allow Taller to use the Michigan Ion Beam Laboratory to perform in-situ dual ion beam irradiation.
Q&A with Kristine Svinicki
Suzanne Baker recently chatted with Svinicki about her new adjunct professor role at NERS.
Kristine Svinicki joins NERS as adjunct professor
The NERS alumna served as Chairman and Commissioner of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for over a decade.
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.
NERS Alum Kristine Svinicki is stepping down as Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Svinicki’s role at the top of the NRC spanned three U.S. presidencies.
In Memoriam: Geza L. Gyorey
The former associate professor of nuclear engineering passed away on May 28, 2020.
Stephen Taller receives Weinberg Fellowship at ORNL
He will use the fellowship to continue his research into radiation effects in commercial nuclear materials.
Robert W. Albrecht (1935–2020): In Memoriam
The NERS graduate became a professor of nuclear and electrical engineering at the University of Washington.
Professor Mehlhorn named Fellow of the American Nuclear Society
Professor Mehlhorn was recognized for his research in plasma physics.
Looking Back on Graduation in 1970
James Stubbins remembers his time at NERS and the University of Michigan.
John M. Carpenter (1935–2020): In Memoriam
The NERS graduate and faculty member became one of the leading experimentalists in thermal neutron scattering.