Thursday, May 7, 2020

Going Nuclear on Climate Change? Foreign Affairs Asks the Experts

We at Foreign Affairs have recently published a number of pieces regarding climate change. To complement these articles, we decided to ask a broad pool of experts for their take.

Michigan Daily Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Competition held to examine new markets and uses for nuclear fuel

Tech Times Thursday, April 23, 2020

University of Michigan creates plasma jet wands that can quickly disinfect hospitals

Michigan Engineering researchers work is featured in Tech Times.

Engadget Thursday, April 23, 2020

Portable ‘cold plasma’ wand prototype could destroy germs in seconds

Michigan Engineering researchers work is featured in Engadget.

In the News Wednesday, March 25, 2020

U-M awards 6 XR projects under new initiative

NERS Professor Brendan Kochunas leads the development of the Extended Reality Nuclear Reactor Laboratory Simulator.

Financial Times Thursday, December 19, 2019

Letter: EU must include nuclear power in its list of sustainable sources

Fastest Path to Zero Creative Director Suzanne Baker pens a letter with others about the importance of nuclear power as a sustainable energy source.

Michigan Daily Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Nuclear policy analyst gives talk at NERS colloquium

Friday afternoon, about 50 of University of Michigan students, professors and Ann Arbor community members gathered to hear Ty Otto, an analyst at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, speak about nonproliferation policy and how it relates to and affects the nuclear industry at the Nuclear Engineering and Radioactive Sciences colloquium. Thursday, December 5, 2019

UM nets $450,000 federal grant for nuclear engineering research

The grant is a slice of $15 million awarded by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to academic institutions this fiscal year, according to a press release, and will help fund research in the College of Engineering’s Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences department.

Michigan Daily Thursday, December 5, 2019

‘U’ launches inaugural nuclear energy competition

The University of Michigan’s Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences and the Energy Institute partnered with a D.C.-based research institute, the Energy Impact Center, to create the first inaugural energy competition.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Finding your way to leadership

The nuclear industry needs leadership for continued successful operation and to steer through today’s economic, technical and political challenges. But while the issues themselves are being well studied and documented, the nature of leadership itself is often quite unclear. Jeremy Gordon asks a range of nuclear leaders what we really mean when we talk about leadership and how young professionals can discover their own leadership role.