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Looking Back on Graduation in 1970

Looking Back on Graduation in 1970

James Stubbins remembers his time at NERS and the University of Michigan
NERS receives Rackham Diversity Grant

NERS receives Rackham Diversity Grant

The grant will help strengthen diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the department
$5.2M for digital twins of nuclear reactors could bring down nuclear energy costs

$5.2M for digital twins of nuclear reactors could bring down nuclear energy costs

Virtual copies of nuclear reactors could enable smarter maintenance for current reactors and more automation for advanced reactors.
John M. Carpenter (1935–2020): In Memoriam

John M. Carpenter (1935–2020): In Memoriam

The NERS graduate and faculty member became one of the leading experimentalists in thermal neutron scattering.
Catching nuclear smugglers: fast algorithm could enable cost-effective detectors at borders

Catching nuclear smugglers: fast algorithm could enable cost-effective detectors at borders

The algorithm can pick out weak signals from nuclear weapons materials, hidden in ordinary radiation sources like fertilizer.
Plasma jet wands could rapidly decontaminate hospital rooms

Plasma jet wands could rapidly decontaminate hospital rooms

Room-temperature plasma beams could essentially dissolve away bacteria and viruses.
Nuclear Grand Challenge engages student ideas for waste revenue

Nuclear Grand Challenge engages student ideas for waste revenue

Inaugural competition appealed to climate-conscience students and promoted interdisciplinary collaborations.
Three NERS students awarded prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships

Three NERS students awarded prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships

Huxford, Giha, and Pinsky receive fellowships from the National Science Foundation
NERS Professor Igor Jovanovic co-authors paper published in “Reviews of Modern Physics”

NERS Professor Igor Jovanovic co-authors paper published in “Reviews of Modern Physics”

The paper assesses the current and projected readiness of various antineutrino-based monitoring technologies.
COVID-19: Research and Resources

COVID-19: Research and Resources

Keep up with the U-M community as it reacts and responds to COVID-19.