Five graduate students and one undergrad received awards for the 2020–2021 school year.
American Nuclear Society awards scholarships to NERS students
Deep Patel admitted to Tauber Institute for Global Operations
The NERS Ph.D. Candidate is driven by his passion to end the global energy crisis.
Three NERS students awarded prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships
Huxford, Giha, and Pinsky receive fellowships from the National Science Foundation.
Earth Day Q+A with NERS PhD Candidate Kelsy Green
Kelsy talks about her passion for the environment and for zero-carbon energy sources like nuclear.
Best Presentation Award given to NERS Ph.D. Candidate Jinpu Lin
Jinpu won with his poster “Scaling Relativistic Laser‐solid Interaction Using Ultrashort Laser Pulses.”
NERS Ph.D. Student Yao Kovach given Best Presentation Award
Yao won with her poster “Particle Emission from an Anode Liquid Surface of Electrolyte in Atmospheric Pressure DC Glow.”
NERS Graduates win major awards
Janelle Wharry and Matt Gomez receive early career awards.
Becoming the representation she wishes she’d seen
In a Q&A, Ciara Sivels remarks on exposure, earning her PhD and equality in higher education.
NERS Ph.D. student Sunming Qin awarded Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship 2019–2020 and Eleanor Towner Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement
As a fourth year Ph.D. student in NERS department, Sunming is working in Professor Annalisa Manera’s group. His research focuses on high-resolution experiments and computations on mixing of turbulent buoyant jets in uniform and stratified environments.
NERS students receive DOE and NSF fellowships
Several NERS students received multiple highly competitive graduate fellowships.
Bright minds: Meet two NERS grad students
Members of the NERS graduate class represent “some of the brightest young minds, nationally and internationally,” said Graduate Chair Igor Jovanovic.
Hanbury, Noey, Steinberger, and Thiesen 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.