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Michael Short

Michael Short

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Added 8 months ago | 00:01:26 | 1068 views

Professor Michael Short’s research is focused the study of unwanted deposits, known as CRUD (Chalk River Unidentified Deposits). CRUD accumulates on fuel cladding during reactor operation and can interfere with the reactor’s cooling pro...

Jacopo Buongiorno

Jacopo Buongiorno

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Added 9 months ago | 00:03:13 | 971 views

Professor Jacopo Buongiorno discusses a new offshore floating nuclear power plant concept that achieves unprecedented levels of safety. This is a plant that can be entirely built on a floating rig in a shipyard, towed to the site, where ...

Anne White

Anne White

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Added 9 months ago | 00:01:24 | 1248 views

Small fluctuations in tokamak plasmas lead to turbulence, and turbulent eddies can very effectively transport heat from the hot core across confining magnetic field lines out to the cooler plasma edge. Predicting this phenomenon of turbu...

Hydraulic Fracturing: Boon or Bane? - George King, P.E. - MIT Club of Northern California

Hydraulic Fracturing: Boon or Bane?...

Energy and Clean Tech Series

Added 9 months ago | 01:25:32 | 1592 views

How does hydraulic fracturing work? Can chemicals in fracturing fluid contaminate fresh water supplies? Can we recycle all the waste water and other fluids from fracturing? What can prevent methane escaping into the atmosphere? Can fract...

Clean Tech Investing: Emerging Trends - New Strategies - MIT Club of Northern California

Clean Tech Investing: Emerging Tren...

Energy and Clean Tech Series

Added 11 months ago | 01:31:06 | 1498 views

Investors have learned, sometimes bitterly, that the investment life cycle for certain technology and/or manufacturing-based clean technology companies is not the same as software and information technology. Time horizons are longer and...

 The Materials Genome Initiative - Gerbrand Ceder - MIT Club of Northern California

The Materials Genome Initiative - ...

Energy and Clean Tech Series

Added 12 months ago | 01:16:56 | 2457 views

Novel materials design has become a critical capability to address several urgent societal problems. The Materials Genome Project, originally started at MIT (materialsproject.com), has as its objective to use high-throughput first princi...

Urbanizing China #15: Progress in Energy Efficiency

Urbanizing China #15: Progress in E...

Urbanizing China 2013

Added 12 months ago | 01:19:55 | 644 views

10/28/2013 Progress in Energy Efficiency: Technology, Policy and Market in China’s Automobile Sectors Yang Yu, Stanford University Abstract: The recent growth of China's automobile industry has been tremendous. From 2005 to 2011...

Science & Policy Working Together

Science & Policy Working Together

MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change

Added 1 year ago | 00:02:57 | 986 views

MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change combines scientific research with innovative policy analysis to confront the global climate challenge. Joint Program researchers know that meeting our 21st century global chall...

Baltimore Inversions: 2013 MIT Shrinking City Urban Design Studio

Baltimore Inversions: 2013 MIT Shri...

MIT Shrinking Cities Urban Design Studio

Added 1 year ago | 00:15:55 | 1543 views

The Spring 2013 shrinking cities studio BALTIMORE INVERSIONS questioned the current peculiar condition where urbanity is outmatched by reality. Taking a former petroleum refinery site whose owners themselves wish to invert the site’s his...

Zach Hartwig

Zach Hartwig

NSE Student Research

Added over 1 year ago | 00:02:55 | 1277 views

Zach Hartwig Applies Physics, Teamwork to Create New Tools For Fusion Energy Science PhD Candidate Department of Nuclear Science & Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Lindsey Anne Gilman

Lindsey Anne Gilman

NSE Student Research

Added over 1 year ago | 00:01:27 | 1318 views

Lindsey Anne GILMAN Better boiling for more efficient energy production  PhD Candidate Department of Nuclear Science & Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jake Jurewicz: Contributing to Fusion Reactor Advancement

Jake Jurewicz: Contributing to Fusi...

NSE Student Research

Added over 1 year ago | 00:02:30 | 1203 views

Jake Jurewicz '14 Department of Nuclear Science & Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology