Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems (CANES)

Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems (CANES)

An MIT Energy Initiative Low-Carbon Energy Center

CANES aims to hasten the development of new and transformative technologies, materials, and methods that will make nuclear fission more affordable, more rapidly and securely deployable, and even safer than is currently the case.

See a list of available CANES reports     ›


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

MIT Energy Initiative awards nine Seed Fund grants for early-stage energy research

Awardees will use grants to advance research in areas including energy storage, renewables expansion modeling, and the chemistry of electrocatalysts.

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