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 […]
Radiation Measurement and Imaging
U-M faculty receive $1.2M in DOE funding awards
Prof. Kim Kearfott to develop radiation protection XR
The extended reality experience will introduce future health physicists to scenarios they will likely face on the job.
Lauren Nagel awarded Fellowship from the IAEA
The NERS PhD student received an inaugural Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship.
Antineutrino detectors as nuclear security tools for monitoring reactors from a distance
NERS Ph.D. student Felicia Sutanto’s antineutrino detector research published in Physical Review C.
Nuclear nonproliferation: gamma-ray vision for ports and border crossings
The low-energy nuclear reaction could see through heavy containers hiding materials that could be turned into nuclear weapons.
University alliance receives $51.5M in funding from Defense Threat Reduction Agency
The overall goals of the alliance are rooted in shaping the future of national security.
NERS Professor Igor Jovanovic co-authors paper published in “Reviews of Modern Physics”
The paper assesses the current and projected readiness of various antineutrino-based monitoring technologies.
NERS Professor Sara A. Pozzi named IEEE Fellow
Professor Sara A. Pozzi recognized for contributions to neutron detection techniques and neutron transport Monte Carlo methods.
Major research initiatives fuel national discussions
Three major initiatives led by NERS faculty are shaping the future of nuclear energy, including safety, security and treaty verification.
Professor Kearfott honored with Sarah Goddard Power Award
Professor Kim Kearfott has been honored with the Sarah Goddard Power Award by the U-M Academic Women’s Caucus.
Sara Pozzi featured in nuclear nonproliferation podcast
By Kate McAlpine Oregon State University’s “Engineering Out Loud” podcast tackles nuclear nonproliferation, discussing work funded through the $25 million Consortium for Verification Technology. Sara Pozzi, a professor of nuclear engineering and radiological sciences and leader of that consortium, was interviewed about methods and technologies used to make sure that nuclear material earmarked for energy […]