Current Students

Supporting Staff and Faculty Contacts


Carolyn Kuranz

Associate Professor and Engineering Physics Chair


Garnette Roberts

Graduate Program Manager


John Foster

Professor and Master’s Chair


Kevin Field

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Chair

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Khan Nguyen

Recruiting & Outreach Coordinator


Lu-Min Wang

Professor and Graduate Chair

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Michelle Sonderman

Student Administration Manager

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Yang Zhang

Professor and Engineering Physics Chair

NERS Resources for Current Students

Other Resources for Current Students

Student News

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NERS students receive NEUP fellowships and scholarship

Patrick Myers, Andrew Panter, and David Wen have received support through the U.S. Department of Energy Nuclear Energy University Program.

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NERS graduate students receive NSF fellowships

Logan Burnett and Nataly R. Panczyk have been awarded prestigious fellowships from the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

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Julian Kinney receives Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship

The National Nuclear Security Administration funds the fellowship to train scientists vital to meeting U.S. workforce needs in advanced science and engineering.

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NERS seniors honored at ANS Student Conference

Seven undergraduate students received three awards for their research and service.

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Genève Magnan gives insight into the SMART Energy Conference

At the conference, Genève spoke about the versatility and benefits of advanced gas reactors.

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Trevor Johannes Smith receives Best Poster Award at SSAP Symposium

Trevor’s research centers on examining plasmas generated on the surface of high-current transmission lines on pulsed-power accelerators.

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Jordan Noey receives Rackham Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award

This recognition highlights Jordan’s exceptional commitment and excellence in teaching, reflecting his passion for education and academic leadership.

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Roxanne Walker honored with Towner Prize from Michigan Engineering

The award reflects Roxanne’s exceptional academic performance, active participation in research, and leadership qualities.

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Mackenzie Warwick honored with Distinguished Leadership Award from Michigan Engineering

The NERS PhD student has been an integral part of the department since her undergraduate studies and consistently showcases exemplary leadership qualities.

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Emeline Hanna receives award from Michigan Engineering

The NERS undergraduate student was given a Leaders & Honors Awards for her outstanding achievements and academic excellence.