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Sunming Qin receives Best Paper Award at ANS conference

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 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

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.”
UM’s HERCULES laser facility receives $1 million as part of LaserNetUS

UM’s HERCULES laser facility receives $1 million as part of LaserNetUS

Major research initiatives fuel national discussions

Major research initiatives fuel national discussions

Three major initiatives led by NERS faculty are shaping the future of nuclear energy, including safety, security and treaty verification.
Professor Alec Thomas wins Research Accelerator Award

Professor Alec Thomas wins Research Accelerator Award

NERS Associate Professor Alec Thomas has won a Research Accelerator Award for his team’s proposal to construct a high-repetition-rate X-ray beamline, using U-M’s HERCULES laser, for transformative manufacturing applications across engineering, medicine, homeland security and science.
Professor John Foster pens most-highly cited paper

Professor John Foster pens most-highly cited paper

Professor John Foster’s article, “Plasma-based water purification: Challenges and prospects for the future,” was the most highly cited paper published in 2017 in the journal Physics of Plasmas.
Professor Pozzi named DEI director

Professor Pozzi named DEI director

Professor Sara A. Pozzi has been appointed director of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) for the College of Engineering.
Professor Pozzi earns 2018 Rackham Distinguished Mentoring Award

Professor Pozzi earns 2018 Rackham Distinguished Mentoring Award

Professor Sara A. Pozzi has received the 2018 Rackham Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Award in recognition of her enduring contributions to graduate education within the College of Engineering.
Two NERS professors elected to the rank of fellow

Two NERS professors elected to the rank of fellow

Professor Sara Pozzi was elected to the rank of Fellow of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, and Professor Alec Thomas was elected to the rank of Fellow of the American Physical Society.