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Contact: Ronald Gilgenbach

Chair and Chihiro Kikuchi Collegiate Professor

Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences

(734) 763-1261

1911 Cooley

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Sustainable energy
Nuclear security
Health and environment
Enabling scientific discovery

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Research Areas

U-M is strong across all four traditional disciplines.

Fission and radiation transport
Materials
Measurements and imaging

Plasmas and nuclear fusion

Research News

Toward safer, long-life nuclear reactors

Metal alloy design could raise radiation resistance by 100 times.

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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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Whether you're an undergrad or are in our top-ranked grad program, we offer top-notch research opportunities.

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