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Todd Allen named next NERS department chair

Todd Allen named next NERS department chair

Todd Allen has been named the new Glenn F. and Gladys H. Knoll Department Chair of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences (NERS) effective 1 January 2019.
NERS faculty receive NEUP funding awards

NERS faculty receive NEUP funding awards

U-M NERS faculty are well represented as the U.S. Department of Energy Nuclear Energy University Program releases its FY 2018 Research and Development Awards.
U-M hosts annual DOE UPR meeting and NNSA Administrator visits NERS labs

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 know-how

Nuclear know-how

Alumna Hon. Kristine Svinicki serves as chair of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), where she helps to shape U.S. nuclear policy, ensuring that safety concerns are rationally addressed.
Nuclear nonproliferation: U-M participates in project monitoring nuclear reactors from afar

Nuclear nonproliferation: U-M participates in project monitoring nuclear reactors from afar

Secret nuclear power reactors could be detected by capturing elusive antineutrinos.
Sara Pozzi featured in nuclear nonproliferation podcast

Sara Pozzi featured in nuclear nonproliferation podcast

Listen to Sara Pozzi and colleagues at Oregon State discuss nuclear nonproliferation today and technologies on the horizon.
Trip report: Quito, Ecuador

Trip report: Quito, Ecuador

Stuart Daudlin (BSE, Engineering Physics, 2018) discusses his Engineering Honors Program volunteer trip to Ecuador.
Intense laser experiments provide first evidence that light can stop electrons

Intense laser experiments provide first evidence that light can stop electrons

By hitting electrons with an ultra-intense laser, researchers have stopped them as effectively shooting them at a sheet of lead, demonstrating what’s called “radiation reaction.”
Professor Ron Gilgenbach installed as Glenn F. and Gladys H. Knoll Department Chair of NERS

Professor Ron Gilgenbach installed as Glenn F. and Gladys H. Knoll Department Chair of NERS

The endowed chair brings Knoll’s legacy full circle.
New funds established to support NERS students and faculty

New funds established 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.