A layered approach to safety

Using 3D fabrication, researchers develop novel nuclear materials that optimize both accident tolerance and performance.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering • mit
June 11, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: energy materials-science research school-of-engineering faculty mit-energy-initiative nuclear-science-and-engineering nuclear-power-and-reactors nuclear-reactor-lab computation

On 75th anniversary of first nuclear fission reactor, MIT stages tribute to seminal experiment | MIT News

MIT’s historic graphite exponential pile has been restored as a tool for education and research.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Dec. 4, 2017 ~7 min

Tags:  education  history  carbon  research  school-of-engineering  special-events-and-guest-speakers  history-of-mit  nuclear-science-and-engineering  nuclear-power-and-reactors  nuclear-reactor-lab  education-teaching-and-academics

Sarah Don: Building nuclear connections | MIT News

MIT Nuclear Reactor Laboratory's superintendent works to give more students the opportunity to work with and learn from the reactor.

Stefanie Koperniak | Nuclear Reactor Lab • mit
Nov. 20, 2017 ~5 min

Tags:  energy  school-of-engineering  alumniae  staff  nuclear-science-and-engineering  nuclear-power-and-reactors  nuclear-reactor-lab

MIT Nuclear Reactor Laboratory launches seed grant program | MIT News

New program eases access to the MIT Reactor for MIT faculty and research staff.

Stefanie Koperniak | Nuclear Reactor Lab • mit
Sept. 21, 2017 ~4 min

Tags:  funding  research  school-of-engineering  collaboration  nuclear-science-and-engineering  grants  nuclear-power-and-reactors  nuclear-reactor-lab

David Carpenter: Purpose driven to the core | MIT News

Nuclear scientist David Carpenter found his calling at MIT's Nuclear Reactor Laboratory — improving the performance and safety of nuclear power plants.

Leda Zimmerman | Nuclear Reactor Lab • mit
May 19, 2017 ~9 min

Tags:  energy  profile  school-of-engineering  staff  nuclear-science-and-engineering  nuclear-power-and-reactors  nuclear-reactor-lab

Exelon Generation supports research on advanced nuclear fuel cladding coatings | MIT News

Exelon Generation funding for the MIT Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems could transform the performance of the fuel cladding in light water reactors.

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering • mit
April 19, 2017 ~3 min

Tags:  energy  funding  research  mechanical-engineering  faculty  materials-science-and-engineering  dmse  mit-energy-initiative  nuclear-science-and-engineering  grants  nuclear-power-and-reactors  nuclear-reactor-lab

Sara Hauptman: Learning to operate a nuclear reactor | MIT News

MIT student is part of an elite crew of licensed nuclear reactor operators.

Leda Zimmerman | Nuclear Reactor Lab • mit
March 31, 2017 ~6 min

Tags:  energy  profile  students  school-of-engineering  undergraduate  nuclear-science-and-engineering  nuclear-power-and-reactors  nuclear-security-and-policy  nuclear-reactor-lab

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