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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.
Geoff West wins 2017 Outstanding Recent Alumni Award

Geoff West wins 2017 Outstanding Recent Alumni Award

William “Geoff” West (MEng ’95, PhD ’11), founder, president and chief medical physicist of West Physics, has won the 2017 University of Michigan College of Engineering Outstanding Recent Alumni Award.
The Honorable Kristine Svinicki wins University of Michigan College of Engineering Alumni Medal

The Honorable Kristine Svinicki wins University of Michigan College of Engineering Alumni Medal

The Honorable Kristine L. Svinicki (BSE NE ’88), chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), has won the 2017 University of Michigan College of Engineering Alumni Medal. The Alumni Medal recognizes extraordinary professional achievement and is the highest commendation bestowed by the Michigan Engineering Alumni Board.
Dr. Jong Kyung Kim wins 2017 NERS Alumni Merit Award

Dr. Jong Kyung Kim wins 2017 NERS Alumni Merit Award

Dr. Jong Kyung Kim (MSE NE ’82, PhD NE ’86), professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Hanyang University in Korea, has received a 2017 University of Michigan College of Engineering NERS Alumni Merit Award.
Doubling the power of the world’s most intense laser

Doubling the power of the world’s most intense laser

It could enable tabletop particle and X-ray sources as well as the investigation of astrophysics and quantum dynamics.