The award program strives to facilitate innovation and the creation of new ideas in nuclear-technology-relevant disciplines.
U-M students given DOE Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Awards
Lauren Finney supported Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory experiments
Lauren participated in research testing the effects of oxygen on uranium speciation during a summer internship.
Brendan Kochunas wins DOE Distinguished Early Career Award
Kochunas’ research seeks to advance our understanding of the digital twins’ concept for nuclear engineering applications.
Sara Pozzi appointed University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor
Pozzi was one of six university faculty members to be recognized for outstanding contributions to excellence through their commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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.
Mark Perreault retires after 23 years
Perreault was Senior Electronics Technician for the Plasma, Pulsed Power, and Microwave Laboratory.
NERS and Engineering Physics Students Receive Awards from Rackham and College of Engineering
Mackenzie Warwick, Pujan Ajmera, Julian Kinney, and Dion Li were honored for their outstanding achievements and academic excellence.
Aditi Verma receives Catalyst Grant from Graham Sustainability Institute
Verma and her team are developing a participatory approach to nuclear energy infrastructure design.
Monica Rondeau earns CCRA Certification
Rondeau supports NERS faculty in both pre- and post-award research administration.
NERS awarded funding from the Department of Defense for new pulsed power driver
The equipment will be located in the Plasma, Pulsed Power, and Microwave Laboratory.
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.
Igor Jovanovic named Fellow of the American Nuclear Society
Professor Jovanovic was recognized for contributions made to the advancement of nuclear science and technology through notable original research or invention in the nuclear field.
Sara Pozzi awarded ANS E. Gail de Planque Medal
The award recognizes exemplary accomplishments by a woman in the fields of nuclear science and engineering.
Dion Li discovers electromagnetic shock phenomenon omitted from Ramo-Shockley theorem
The Engineering Physics student was published in IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science.
Denia Djokić and Aditi Verma join NERS and Fastest Path
Djokić joined the team as an Assistant Research Scientist and Verma as an Assistant Research Scientist, and as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2022.
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.