Baalrud will research the dynamic structure of magnetized high-energy-density plasmas.
Honors and Awards
Scott Baalrud receives funding to research 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.
NERS PhD Student Pengyuan Xiu receives DOE Rapid Turnaround Experiment award
Pengyuan will use the data obtained from the project to contribute to his thesis work.
NERS students awarded IUP fellowships and scholarship
The program seeks to enhance the future of the U.S. nuclear workforce.
Brendan Sporer receives DOE NNSA Fellowship
The NERS PhD student has embarked on a project to create high-density field reversed configurations.
NERS PhD Student Oskar Searfus awarded NNIS Graduate Fellowship
The Fellowship is awarded to exceptional students pursuing doctoral research in the field of international safeguards.
NERS Students receive Leaders and Honors Awards
The College of Engineering gives the awards in celebration of the students who have demonstrated excellence.
NERS graduate student Pengyuan Xiu awarded Honorable Mention
The award was given at the Michigan Engineering Advanced Graduate Research Symposium.
NERS Senior Kaitlyn Barr awarded first-ever X-energy summer internship
Kaitlyn will use state of the art tools to perform analysis work on X-energy’s Xe-100 small modular reactor.
NERS Alum Dr. Valentin T. Jordanov named IEEE Fellow for contributions to radiation measurements
Jordanov has made fundamental contributions to real-time digital and analog pulse processing in radiation measurements.
Lauren Nagel awarded Fellowship from the IAEA
The NERS PhD student received an inaugural Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship.