The work of Akash Shah and Brendan Sporer will support pulsed-power-driven fusion research, fusion-enabling technologies, and fundamental science pursuits.
NERS students win a student-led competition, acquire seed funding to develop proposal for pulsed-power and nuclear fusion facility
New Conceptual Molten Salt Nuclear Reactor Simulation and Design
NERS Master’s student O Hwang Kwon’s research relating to the feasibility of a new conceptual molten salt reactor is aimed at improving safety and efficiency.
Imaging of gamma rays and fast neutrons using a dual-particle imaging system
NERS Ph.D. student Ricardo Lopez’s research using the dual-particle imaging system developed at U-M to help in localizing the source of emission of majority of radioactive materials.
Q&A with River Bennett
An interest in clean energy brought River to the graduate programs at NERS and ISD.
U-M students given DOE Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Awards
The award program strives to facilitate innovation and the creation of new ideas in nuclear-technology-relevant disciplines.
Lauren Finney supported Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory experiments
Lauren participated in research testing the effects of oxygen on uranium speciation during a summer internship.
Three NERS grad students awarded INL fellowships
Marisol Garrouste, So-Bin Cho, and River Bennett were selected for their remarkable talent in research areas aligned with the goals of INL in collaboration with DOE.
Tingshiuan Wu given Best Student Poster Presentation Award at MARC XII Conference
The NERS PhD student gave a poster presentation on “Fast neutron directionality from position-sensitive recoil and capture reconstruction using Bayesian updating.”
MTV hosts University Program Review
The annual review provides a venue for students and collaborating
scientists to showcase their research and allow programmatic oversight and technical interchange
between student researchers, National Laboratories, and government research managers.
PhD Student Lonnie Garrett given NNIS fellowship
The fellowship supports exceptional students in the field of international safeguards.
PhD Student Meredith Eaheart awarded UNLP fellowship
The fellowship is awarded to exceptional students researching innovative nuclear energy solutions to today’s climate challenges and help in production of clean electricity and reduction of carbon emissions.
Abbas Jinia given IEEE-NPSS Graduate Scholarship Award
The NERS PhD student researches active interrogation applications to detect concealed nuclear material.
Ionizing radiation induces a negative nonlinear absorption coefficient in quartz glass
NERS PhD Student Bryan Morgan’s research on non-linear absorption in quartz glass published in Optical Materials Express.
NERS and Engineering Physics Students Receive Awards from Rackham and College of Engineering
Mackenzie Warwick, Pujan Ajmera, Julian Kinney, and Dion Li were honored for their outstanding achievements and academic excellence.
Q&A with Brendan Sporer
Brendan won a Best Paper Award at the IEEE Pulsed Power Conference.
Emily Vu won a Best Student Paper Award from the American Nuclear Society
Vu is a graduate student conducting research in electron transport in stochastic media.