The article, Tackling Inequities in Emerging Technologies, describes the webinar’s design to foster discussions across disciplines about the challenges to equity and the need to ensure community involvement in the face of new processes, technologies and strategies.
Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
Aditi Verma featured in National Academies article on tackling inequities in emerging technologies webinar
U-M NERS team win Best Undergraduate Computational Methods, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning Presentation at 2023 ANS Student Conference
Their paper is titled “pyMAISE: A Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Benchmarking Software for Nuclear Reactor Applications”.
NERS Alum Andrea Kritcher is on the 2023 TIME100 List
Andrea Kritcher has been named to TIME100, a list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2022.
Kathryn Huff, US Department Of Energy Assistant Secretary, visits April 7
A national leader in nuclear energy speaks with students as part of the Osborn Lecture Series.
NERS alum Dr. James Baciak and NERS professor Dr. Igor Jovanovic are among the founders of the new Consortium for Nuclear Forensics sponsored by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
The five-year, $25 million research award is one of the largest federal research grants ever received by the University of Florida.
NERS Student O Hwang Kwon talks about the possible successors of fossil fuels at the 2023 Rackham King Talks
In his talk, “Which Would Be the Successor of Fossil Fuels—Renewables or Nuclear?”, O Hwang Kwon aims to convey the message of the urgent need for action as he firmly believes that by working together as a team, the world can successfully overcome the challenge of climate change.
NERS Professor Atzmon retires after 35 years with the department
His research was primarily focused on phase transformations and the mechanical behavior of amorphous and nanocrystalline metal alloys.
Case Study: Conjugate Heat Transfer Simulation for a Fuel Element of an Experimental Nuclear Reactor
NERS researchers Professor Brendan Kochunas and Dr. Yuxuan Liu have created a free online learning resource for those wanting to learn how to do engineering analysis for a nuclear reactor fuel element with ANSYS.
A Prequel to “A Step-by-Step Guide to Nuclear Innovation Policy.”
New Conceptual Molten Salt Nuclear Reactor Simulation and Design
NERS Master’s student O Hwang Kwon’s research relating to the feasibility of a new conceptual molten salt reactor is aimed at improving safety and efficiency.
Imaging of gamma rays and fast neutrons using a dual-particle imaging system
NERS Ph.D. student Ricardo Lopez’s research using the dual-particle imaging system developed at U-M to help in localizing the source of emission of majority of radioactive materials.
NERS Professor Brendan Kochunas honored with faculty development professorship
The Charles and Elizabeth Schrock Faculty Development Professorship is awarded in recognition of outstanding contributions to teaching and research.
Use of ultrashort-pulsed lasers to excite fluorescence of chlorophyll in plants as an optical biosensor for nuclear activity
Recent NERS Ph.D. graduate Lauren Finney’s research on remote detection of a signature for uranium exposure in algae published in Scientific Reports.
Smaller, Robust Heat Exchangers
Funded with $4 million from the US Department of Energy’s Integrated Research Projects program, the U-M Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences is leading a project focused on compact heat exchangers.
Majdi Radaideh, Stephen Raiman, and Yang Zhang join NERS faculty
The new additions to the department point to a positive future and offer a breadth of educational and research experience.
New display honors George Summerfield’s legacy
The late NERS professor is remembered for his contributions to neutron transport theory and warm humor.