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.
Igor Jovanovic named Fellow of the American Nuclear Society
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.
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 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.