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Contact: Nicole Casal Moore

Media Relations & Research News Director

Michigan Engineering

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(734) 647-7087

3214 SI-North

Professor Gary Was appeared on CNNIf you are a reporter or editor and want to get in touch with someone in the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences to discuss their research or ask for their thoughts on current events, Nicole Casal Moore or Kate McAlpine can help find the right person and put you in contact.

Nicole Casal Moore
ncmoore@umich.edu
(734) 647-7087

Kate McAlpine
kmca@umich.edu
(734) 763-4386

Alternatively, if you are looking for an expert on a particular subject, you can contact our faculty directly.

Reactor safety

John Lee, Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences

Lee is available to discuss nuclear reactor safety and nuclear reactors in general. He is co-author of Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems and his research interests include reactor safety analysis, reactor core physics and design analysis, fuel cycle analysis and power plant simulation and control. He can be reached at jcl@umich.edu.

Phone: (734) 764-9379

Health and environmental effects of radiation

Kimberlee Kearfott, Professor of Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

Kearfott is available to discuss the health and environmental impacts of radiation. Her research interests include radiation detection in water and soil samples, environmental monitoring, internal radiation dose assessment and radiation safety. She can be reached at kearfott@umich.edu.

Phone: (734) 763-9117

Kearfott is also a professor of biomedical engineering and an adjunct professor of radiology.

Nuclear energy and politics

Ronald Gilgenbach, Chihiro Kikuchi Collegiate Professor and chair of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences

Gilgenbach is available to discuss nuclear energy in general, including political aspects. He can be reached at rongilg@umich.edu.

Phone: (734) 763-1261

Nuclear reactors

Gary Was, Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences and Material Science and Engineering

Was is available to discuss the basics of reactor systems and performance of reactor materials. His research interests include studying how materials degrade in reactors, the design of advanced reactor systems and nuclear fuels. He can be reached at gsw@umich.edu.

Phone: (734) 763-4675

Was is also the Walter J. Weber, Jr. Professor of Sustainable Energy, Environmental and Earth Systems Engineering and a professor of material science and engineering.

Bill Martin, Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences

Martin is available to discuss nuclear reactors. His research interests include computer simulations for analyzing how nuclear reactions unfold in reactors. He can be reached at wrm@umich.edu.

Phone: (734) 764-5534

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