National Nuclear Security Administration

6:42 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

University Of Michigan To Lead Nuclear Non-Proliferation Effort

Credit Andrew Cluley / 89.1 WEMU

A 5 year $25 million dollar federal grant will help the University of Michigan lead a team of other universities and national laboratories conduct research and develop new technologies to work towards nuclear non-proliferation.  The National Nuclear Security Administration is funding the effort. Ronald Gilgenbach is chair of Michigan's Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences. Gilgenbach says the grant should benefit the community by bringing more graduate students to campus.

Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences Chair Ronald Gilgenbach discusses one way the community will benefit from U of M being chosen to lead an effort to stop the spread of nuclear weapons.

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