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.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.
Contest asks U-M students to re-imagine nuclear waste to reverse climate change
The first ever “Nuclear Energy Grand Challenge: Reimagining Nuclear Waste” prize will engage innovators and entrepreneurs at the college level to tackle one of the most unique challenges facing the nuclear energy industry—the perception of nuclear waste.
Four Engineers graduate with PhDs from University of Michigan
On Friday, four engineers, including the first black woman to earn a Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences at the University of Michigan, graduated from Michigan Engineering.
$25M program seeks to boost nuclear monitoring worldwide
The new collaborative program, led by NERS professor Sara Pozzi, aims to boost the next generation of nuclear engineers who work in national security.
A new lead on a 50-year-old radiation damage mystery
Science Daily explains the impact of new radiation damage research done by NERS professor Fei Gao.
Ciara Sivels becomes the first Black woman to get her doctorate in Nuclear Engineering from University
Sara Pozzi, NERS professor and Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) for the UM College of Engineering, worked with Sivels to build a prototype of a radioxenon detector.