Five graduate students and one undergrad received awards for the 2020–2021 school year.
American Nuclear Society awards scholarships to NERS students
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.
NERS Graduates win major awards
Janelle Wharry and Matt Gomez receive early career 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.