MIT research scientist is exploring how machine learning can predict and prevent disruptions in reactors.
Oct. 10, 2017 • ~6 min
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Nuclear science and engineering graduate student receives Department of Energy Innovation Award for his work on plasma turbulence.
Sept. 29, 2017 • ~5 min
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When not climbing mountains, nuclear science and engineering PhD candidate Leigh Ann Kesler tracks erosion inside fusion reactor containment chambers.
Aug. 31, 2017 • ~8 min
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The Plasma Science and Fusion Center explores a new recipe for heating plasma.
Aug. 21, 2017 • ~5 min
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Nuclear Science and Engineering Associate Professor Nuno Loureiro ponders the origins of magnetic fields.
June 23, 2017 • ~4 min
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Newly-appointed Assistant Professor Zach Hartwig's mission is to use nuclear technology to benefit society and the environment.
May 22, 2017 • ~6 min
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Sophomore researches fusion energy and promotes STEM opportunities for young women.
April 21, 2017 • ~5 min
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Master's candidate explores ways to cool high-temperature superconductors used in fusion research.
March 27, 2017 • ~6 min
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Nuclear Science and Engineering Expo provides an opportunity for prospective grad students and the MIT community to learn about department research.
March 24, 2017 • ~6 min
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Ph.D candidate enjoys a range of fusion research from coast to coast.
Feb. 28, 2017 • ~6 min
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