With first light anticipated in 2022, the NSF will provide five years of operations funding, ramping up as the ZEUS user facility progresses to full capacity.
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Most powerful laser in the U.S. to begin operations soon, supported by $18.5M from the NSF
Kaitlyn Barr given DOE Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Award
The award program strives to facilitate innovation and the creation of new ideas in nuclear-technology-relevant disciplines.
Gary Was retires after 41-year career in materials and nuclear energy systems
Was’s career was distinguished by his dedication to teaching as well as his contributions to research.
Scott Baalrud receives funding to research high-energy-density plasmas
Baalrud will research the dynamic structure of magnetized high-energy-density plasmas.
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.
NERS graduate student Matthew Lynch receives NASA Graduate Research Fellowship
Matthew will look at novel techniques to develop high sink strength nickel-based alloys for nuclear power and propulsion.
NERS undergrads receive internships at DOE National Laboratories
Natalie Kot and Julian Kinney will intern at DIII-D and LANL.
Ryan McBride leads IEEE TPS Best Paper
The paper is based on a tutorial presentation at the Mini-Course on Charged Particle Beams and High-Powered Pulsed Sources.
U-M faculty receive $1.2M in DOE funding awards
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $61 million to support 99 projects spread across 30 states and a U.S. territory. The U-M Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences (NERS) has received $1,150,000 to fund two projects to advance nuclear technology. The awards are through two DOE programs: the Nuclear Energy University Program […]
Ronald F. Fleming (1937–2021): In Memoriam
The NERS alum and faculty member will be remembered for his unconventional spirit, devotion to his students, and posing the question “What does it all mean?”
Michigan Center for Materials Characterization joins U-M NSUF Partner Facilities
The facility is dedicated to the micron and nanoscale imaging and analysis of materials.
Yuxuan Liu and Brendan Kochunas receive funding to integrate heat transfer simulation in the Virtual Ford Nuclear Reactor
The funding was provided by the Office of the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education.
Annalisa Manera receives NRC academic grant
Manera will use the grant to advance the understanding of heat pipe behavior close to their thermal limits and more.
NERS PhD Student Pengyuan Xiu receives DOE Rapid Turnaround Experiment award
Pengyuan will use the data obtained from the project to contribute to his thesis work.
NERS students awarded IUP fellowships and scholarship
The program seeks to enhance the future of the U.S. nuclear workforce.
Fluid motion induced by plasma interaction with water with self-organization
NERS PhD Student Zimu Yang writes Featured Article in the Journal of Applied Physics.