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Nuclear nonproliferation: $1.9M to improve detection of weapons-grade material
  1. Nuclear nonproliferation: $1.9M to improve detection of weapons-grade material

    Untangling the signatures of smuggled nuclear materials from the radiation background created by shooting neutrons at suspected cargo is the task of U-M research team.

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  2. Augmented reality for testing nuclear components

    A new machine learning platform detects and quantifies radiation-induced defects instantaneously and could be extended to interpret other microscopy data.

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  3. In the news: Michigan Engineering experts September 6-10

    Highlights include Wired and the Los Angeles Times.

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  4. In the news: Michigan Engineering experts August 16-20

    Highlights include Inside Higher Ed and The Washington Post.

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  5. Strong magnetic fields change how friction works in plasma

    Rather than just slowing down a charged particle moving through a plasma, friction can also push from the side in a strong magnetic field.

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  6. Most powerful laser in the U.S. to begin operations soon, supported by $18.5M from the NSF

    With first light anticipated in 2022, the NSF will provide five years of operations funding, ramping up as the ZEUS user facility progresses to full capacity.

  7. Answers Inc. – A brief history of U-M’s Space Physics Research Laboratory

    For 75 years, SPRL has sent instruments skyward to help us better understand Earth, space, our sun and more.

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  8. Testing advanced space engines here on Earth

    U-M is a member of a new $15M institute to improve physics-based modeling of advanced thrusters for human space exploration.

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  9. Biden’s climate pledge: Engineers offer insights

    Experts on electric vehicles, carbon capture and sequestration, and nuclear energy weigh in.

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  10. Setting the nation’s engineering research agenda

    Michigan Engineers involved in NSF Engineering Research Visioning Alliance, a force multiplier for high-impact research.

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