nuclear power

  1. June 20, 2023

    Astrophysics, nuclear fusion centers receive $27M

    Two Centers of Excellence for studying basic science surrounding how hot plasmas behave, funded by the National Nuclear Security Administration, have been awarded to U-M researchers.

  2. May 20, 2020

    Digital twins of nuclear reactors could bring down energy costs

    Safe and more affordable nuclear energy is the goal of a new project led by U-M, which will develop AI-enhanced “digital twins” of nuclear reactors through a three-year, $5.2 million grant.

  3. March 27, 2018

    U-M participates in major project monitoring nuclear reactors

    U-M researchers are involved in an effort to build a prototype of a detector that may one day identify undeclared nuclear reactor sites from a neighboring country.

  4. September 17, 2015

    $12M renovation begins at U-M’s nuclear engineering labs

    After more than a decade of dismantling its nuclear reactor, the university has initiated the facility’s second life as the Nuclear Engineering Laboratory.

  5. May 27, 2015

    U-M helps test reactor design in nuclear waste recycling effort

    U-M researchers were involved in verifying the safe performance of an advanced nuclear reactor that could help solve the nuclear waste problem.