Professor Sun was recognized for significant contributions to research in reactor thermal hydraulics and for those as an educator and mentor of nuclear engineering students and researchers.
Honors and Awards
Xiaodong Sun named Fellow of the American Nuclear Society
Igor Jovanovic named Fellow of the American Nuclear Society
Professor Jovanovic was recognized for contributions made to the advancement of nuclear science and technology through notable original research or invention in the nuclear field.
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.
John Foster named Fellow of the American Physical Society
Foster is recognized for improving fundamental understanding of transport across the span of low-temperature plasmas.
Sara Pozzi awarded ANS E. Gail de Planque Medal
The award recognizes exemplary accomplishments by a woman in the fields of nuclear science and engineering.
Heath LeFevre awarded NSF fellowship
The NERS postdoc researches radiation hydrodynamics relevant to astrophysics.
Sara Pozzi awarded INMM Vincent J. DeVito Distinguished Service Award
The award is given for noteworthy contributions to the nuclear materials management profession.
NERS alum share their NRC award stories
NERS and the NRC have a common goal of educating the next generation of nuclear engineers.
Kaitlyn Barr given DOE Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Award
The award program strives to facilitate innovation and the creation of new ideas in nuclear-technology-relevant disciplines.
Scott Baalrud receives funding to research high-energy-density plasmas
Baalrud will research the dynamic structure of magnetized high-energy-density plasmas.
NERS PhD Alum Stephen Taller receives DOE Rapid Turnaround Experiment award
The award will allow Taller to use the Michigan Ion Beam Laboratory to perform in-situ dual ion beam irradiation.
NERS graduate student Matthew Lynch receives NASA Graduate Research Fellowship
Matthew will look at novel techniques to develop high sink strength nickel-based alloys for nuclear power and propulsion.
Ryan McBride leads IEEE TPS Best Paper
The paper is based on a tutorial presentation at the Mini-Course on Charged Particle Beams and High-Powered Pulsed Sources.
U-M faculty receive $1.2M in DOE funding awards
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $61 million to support 99 projects spread across 30 states and a U.S. territory. The U-M Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences (NERS) has received $1,150,000 to fund two projects to advance nuclear technology. The awards are through two DOE programs: the Nuclear Energy University Program […]
Yuxuan Liu and Brendan Kochunas receive funding to integrate heat transfer simulation in the Virtual Ford Nuclear Reactor
The funding was provided by the Office of the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education.
Annalisa Manera receives NRC academic grant
Manera will use the grant to advance the understanding of heat pipe behavior close to their thermal limits and more.