NERS researchers Professor Brendan Kochunas and Dr. Yuxuan Liu have created a free online learning resource for those wanting to learn how to do engineering analysis for a nuclear reactor fuel element with ANSYS.
Case Study: Conjugate Heat Transfer Simulation for a Fuel Element of an Experimental Nuclear Reactor
Honoring the past and sizing up nuclear’s future at the Phoenix rededication
The Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project, conceived as a war memorial following World War II, remains relevant in the face of climate change and international conflict.
Aditi Verma receives Catalyst Grant from Graham Sustainability Institute
Verma and her team are developing a participatory approach to nuclear energy infrastructure design.
Nuclear “shadow corrosion” reproduced in the lab, paving way to longer fuel life
Now that it’s understood, researchers are on their way to preventing this type of degradation in nuclear power plants.
NERS Chair Todd Allen elected chair of NEDHO
Nuclear Engineering Department Heads Organization is an alliance between U.S. nuclear engineering programs.
New simulation laboratory and cybersecurity software installed at NERS
The software will be used to study methods of preventing cyberattacks on the instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants.
NERS Chair Todd Allen talks on two podcasts regarding Chernobyl and nuclear energy
Allen is featured on two podcasts discussing Chernobyl and nuclear energy.
The race to zero carbon emissions
When the only number that matters is zero, this climate summit asked participants to leave their preconceptions about acceptable solutions at the door.
University of Michigan launches Fastest Path to Zero climate initiative
The mission of the Fastest Path to Zero Initiative is to identify, innovate, and pursue the fastest path to zero emissions by optimizing clean energy deployment.
Titans of Nuclear interviews NERS faculty
Titans of Nuclear, a podcast featuring interviews with experts on nuclear energy, has interviews available with NERS professors James Duderstadt, Zhong He, Sara Pozzi and Alec Thomas.
Meet the new NERS Advisory Board
To help the NERS department carry out its mission, incoming chair Todd Allen has created a new NERS Advisory Board.
The NERS department congratulates three faculty on the publication of their books.
NERS faculty receive NEUP funding awards
U-M NERS faculty are well represented as the U.S. Department of Energy Nuclear Energy University Program releases its FY 2018 Research and Development Awards.