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Research News

Nuclear nonproliferation for the next generation

Early accomplishments include better detectors and new cryptography-inspired nuclear warhead assessments.

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Toward universal cargo scans for nuclear weapon materials

Current methods produce high radiation doses, but a gentler scan has proven to be effective.

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Startup success: H3D gamma-ray imager localizes and images hot spots

Professor Zhong He has plenty of experience to prepare him well for entrepreneurship: He runs a successful university research lab.

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Community Highlights

NERS graduates win Alumni Society Awards

Two NERS alums have won University of Michigan Alumni Society Awards. Marvin Adams received a 2016 Alumni Society Merit Award, and Kristine Madden was honored with the 2016 Outstanding Recent Graduate Awar

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NERS alumna, grad students win innovation awards

Two NERS doctoral students, Marc Paff and Marc Ruch, and NERS alumna Elizabeth Getto have won Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Awards from the U.S. Department of Energy.

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Professor Mark Kushner earns top awards for plasma sciences work

In August, NERS Professor Mark Kushner, received the 2017 Plasma Chemistry Award from the International Plasma Chemistry Society (IPCS).

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