Dr. Igor Jovanovic is a Professor in the Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences department at the University of Michigan. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 2001 and was a Staff Physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 2002-2007 in the National Ignition Facility and Physical and Life Sciences Directorate. Dr. Jovanovic leads a research group in the areas of nuclear detection and remote sensing and laser science and technology. Current major research activities in his group include laser-based standoff spectroscopy for nuclear material detection and characterization, laser-based accelerators and radiation sources, novel materials and architectures for radiation detection, and basic nuclear data measurements. Dr. Jovanovic received the DARPA Young Faculty Award and the DHS Nuclear Forensics Junior Faculty Award. His group collaborates broadly with national laboratories, universities, and universities worldwide.