Pengyuan will use the data obtained from the project to contribute to his thesis work.
NERS PhD Student Pengyuan Xiu receives DOE Rapid Turnaround Experiment award
NERS joins Gender Champions in Nuclear Policy leadership network
Members of the network are committed to breaking down gender barriers in the nuclear field.
Professor Ron Gilgenbach installed as Glenn F. and Gladys H. Knoll Department Chair of NERS
The endowed chair brings Knoll’s legacy full circle.
Sid Yip and Nenita Teodoro Yip gift to support NERS students and faculty
The Ziya Akcasu Fellowship Fund will be used to provide need-based support to graduate students, and the Sidney and Nenita Yip Junior Faculty Award Fund will honor and support assistant or recently tenured associate faculty members.
2017 Glenn F. Knoll Lecture
“High-Speed Imaging and Spectroscopy of X-Rays and Particles with Silicon Detectors”
Geoff West wins 2017 Outstanding Recent Alumni Award
William “Geoff” West (MEng ’95, PhD ’11), founder, president and chief medical physicist of West Physics, has won the 2017 University of Michigan College of Engineering Outstanding Recent Alumni Award.
The Honorable Kristine Svinicki wins University of Michigan College of Engineering Alumni Medal
The Honorable Kristine L. Svinicki (BSE NE ’88), chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), has won the 2017 University of Michigan College of Engineering Alumni Medal. The Alumni Medal recognizes extraordinary professional achievement and is the highest commendation bestowed by the Michigan Engineering Alumni Board.
NERS student awards sweep
The NERS department’s graduate students are an accomplished group, earning recognition from the College of Engineering, the University and professional societies for their research and leadership contributions. Congratulations to all!
Gladys Hetzner Knoll endows NERS Department Chair
A generous gift from Gladys Hetzner Knoll, wife of the late Professor Emeritus Glenn Knoll, has endowed the Glenn F. and Gladys H. Knoll Department Chair of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences.
Nuclear Engineering Laboratory dedication: Connecting the past and future
The newly renovated Nuclear Engineering Laboratory (NEL) building, the site of the former Ford Nuclear Reactor, officially opened in April to a standing-room-only crowd of over 140. The event celebrated the continued legacy of the Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project, bridging the past with the future.
NERS faculty win coveted awards
Several NERS faculty have been recognized for their research and teaching contributions with promotions and prestigious awards. Congratulations to professors Manera, Kearfott, Was, Pozzi, Lau and Gilgenbach and Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow, Patricia Schuster.
Welcome new NERS faculty: Won Sik Yang
by Kim Roth Professor Yang is internationally renowned for his work in the areas of reactor physics and reactor design, particularly fast-neutron reactor core design and development of analytical methods. At U-M, he will head a fast reactor research program and teach related courses, including fast reactor physics and computational methods. Among the six next-generation […]
James D. Butt Scholarship Fund receives additional gift
The purpose of this fund is to provide need-based support to undergraduate students with preference given to entering or continuing students majoring in Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences.
Don R. Kania and Renee L. DuBois Fellowship Fund receives additional gift
The fellowship will support graduate students in the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences (NERS).
Renovated nuclear reactor building opens as world-class labs
Inside the new Nuclear Engineering Labs, researchers in the nation’s top-ranked nuclear engineering program will focus on advancing nuclear security, nonproliferation, safety and energy.
Gifts endow the William Martin Fellowship Fund, continue funding to the John C. Lee Fellowship Fund
As committed alumni and donors, Frederick W. and Marion K. Buckman have provided a new gift to endow the William Martin Fellowship Fund and contribute additional funding to the John C. Lee Fellowship Fund, which they established in 2015.