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
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Health and environment
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Research Areas

U-M is strong across all four traditional disciplines.

Fission and radiation transport
Measurements and imaging

Plasmas and nuclear fusion

Research News

Graphene ‘phototransistor’ for imaging, communications

New light-detecting device senses light that doesn’t hit the graphene itself.

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Renovated nuclear reactor building opens as world-class labs

Inside the renovated Nuclear Engineering Laboratory, researchers in the nation's top-ranked program will advance nuclear security, nonproliferation, safety, and energy.

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Lasers can detect weapons-grade uranium from afar

New method could enable weapons-grade uranium to be identified from over a mile away.

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