Teaching

Fall 2020: NERS 515. Nuclear Measurements Laboratory 

Principles of nuclear radiation detectors and their use in radiation instrumentation systems. Characteristics of important devices with applications in nuclear science. Gamma-ray spectroscopy, fast and thermal neutron detection, charged particle measurements, pulse analysis, nuclear event timing and recent development in nuclear instrumentation.

Detailed course information for registered students is available through Canvas, https://umich.instructure.com

 

Winter 2021: NERS 211. Introduction to Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences

This course will discuss different forms of energy, the history of nuclear energy, the fundamentals of fission and fusion nuclear power, radiological health applications, and electromagnetic radiation in the environment. Current topics in the media such as radon, radioactive waste, and nuclear proliferation will also be covered.

Detailed course information for registered students is available through Canvas, https://umich.instructure.com