Extreme light: Nobel laureate discusses the past & future of lasers
Lasers of tomorrow might neutralize nuclear waste, clean up space junk and advance proton therapy to treat cancer, says Gerard Mourou.
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Michigan Engineering’s new DEI director
Sara Pozzi, a professor of nuclear engineering and radiological sciences, takes the reins of the College’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion implementation committee.
U-M hosts annual DOE UPR meeting and NNSA Administrator visits NERS labs
The University of Michigan (UM) hosted the annual Department of Energy (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Research and Development (DNN R&D) University Program Review (UPR) meeting at the Sheraton Ann Arbor, June 5 – 7, 2018.
Nuclear nonproliferation: U-M participates in project monitoring nuclear reactors from afar
Secret nuclear power reactors could be detected by capturing elusive antineutrinos.
NERS Ph.D. student Sunming Qin awarded Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship 2019-2020 and Eleanor Towner Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement
As a fourth year Ph.D. student in NERS department, Sunming is working in Professor Annalisa Manera’s group. His research focuses on high-resolution experiments and computations on mixing of turbulent buoyant jets in uniform and stratified environments
NERS students receive DOE and NSF fellowships
Several NERS students received multiple highly competitive graduate fellowships
The race to zero carbon emissions
When the only number that matters is zero, this climate summit asked participants to leave their preconceptions about acceptable solutions at the door.
University of Michigan launches Fastest Path to Zero climate initiative
The mission of the Fastest Path to Zero Initiative is to identify, innovate, and pursue the fastest path to zero emissions by optimizing clean energy deployment.
NERS retains #1 in US News ranking
The Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences graduate program has retained the top spot in the US News and World Report rankings.
Titans of Nuclear interviews NERS faculty
Titans of Nuclear, a podcast featuring interviews with experts on nuclear energy, has interviews available with NERS professors James Duderstadt, Zhong He, Sara Pozzi and Alec Thomas
Sunming Qin receives Best Paper Award at ANS conference
His work, “Velocity and Scalar Fields of a Turbulent Buoyant Jet in the Self-Similar Region” was one of two best paper awards at the Advances in Thermal Hydraulics (ATH-2018) conference in Orlando.
A new lead on a 50-year-old radiation damage mystery
A U-M-led team of researchers developed the first atomic-level simulation that produced a mysterious defect.
Incoming NERS chair and professor Todd Allen has been elected to the rank of Fellow by the American Nuclear Society
Allen was recognized for his contributions “to the advancement of nuclear science and technology through the years.”