Michigan

Consortium Director: Prof. Sara Pozzi is an Associate Professor and the Graduate Program Chair in the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences (NERS). She is the founder and leader of the Detection for Nuclear Nonproliferation Group at UM, consisting of 33 researchers including 14 Ph. D. students. Prior to her appointment at UM, Prof. Pozzi was a senior staff member at ORNL.

Chief Scientist: Prof. David Wehe is a Professor in NERS. His group conducts research in radiation detection and imaging systems, ultrasonic and optical sensing, sensor fusion, and novel mobility concepts.

Thrust Area Lead: Prof.Zhong He is a Professor in NERS. His group conducts research in gamma ray radiation imaging.

Thrust Area Lead: Prof. Kimberlee Kearfott is a Professor in NERS. She develops novel detector and dosimeter designs and improves measurement methods for medical, industrial, laboratory, and nuclear power radiation safety applications.

Thrust Area Lead: Prof. Al Hero is the R. Jamison and Betty Williams Professor of Engineering, served on the Board of Directors of the IEEE as Director of the Signals and Applications Division, and was awarded the Digiteo Chaire d’Excellence at the Ecole Superieure d’Electricite, France. His recent research activities are in statistical signal processing, machine learning and the analysis of high dimensional spatio-temporal data.


Lee_PhotoJohn C. Lee has been active in the areas of nuclear reactor physics and engineering since 1969. Following his undergraduate study at Seoul National University and graduate study at the University of California, Berkeley, he worked at Westinghouse Electric Corporation and General Electric Company for five years. He has been on the faculty of the University of Michigan since 1974 and served as the Chair of the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences. He was a member of the National Academy of Sciences Panel on Separations Technology and Transmutation Systems and the U.S. Department of Energy Technical Working Group for Generation IV Nuclear Energy Systems, and has served as a consultant to a number of organizations including the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Among his publications is a textbook, Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems, Wiley (2011), coauthored with N. J. McCormick. He is a Fellow of the American Nuclear Society.