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Nuclear Energy

Research dedicated to enhancing the potential for affordable, safe and sustainable energy production from nuclear fission and fusion

Inside a customized scanning tunneling microscope, from Nano-structured alloys against corrosion in advanced nuclear plants, Energy Futures, Autumn 2012 Credit: Justin Knight

For nuclear fission energy research, visit the Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems, a MITEI Low-Carbon Energy Center.

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Student researchers lend their voices and ideas to Future of Nuclear study

Describe invaluable insights gained from the experience

MIT Energy Initiative study reports on the future of nuclear energy

Findings suggest new policy models and cost-cutting technologies could help nuclear play vital role in climate solutions

Buongiorno and Ulm to collaborate on $1.9M DOE grant to accelerate advanced nuclear technology development

MITEI researchers Jacopo Buongiorno and Franz-Josef Ulm will begin working on the DOE-funded project on nuclear technology

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