Professor Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering
Nuclear power is critical for the world’s climate crisis
Bloomberg Law · February 8, 2022
Jacopo Buongiorno (Nuclear Science and Engineering) and others discuss the role nuclear power can play in combatting climate change.
Awards support research to improve the efficiency, scalability, and adoption of clean energy technologies
The controversial future of nuclear power in the U.S.
National Geographic · May 4, 2021
Jacopo Buongiorno (Nuclear Science and Engineering) discusses findings from MITEI’s Future of Nuclear Energy in a Carbon Constrained World study and the need for significant cost reductions if nuclear energy is going to play a significant role in decarbonizing the U.S. power sector.
Separate effects of surface roughness, wettability, and porosity on the boiling critical heat flux
Bubble Nucleation on Nano- to Micro-size Cavities and Posts: An Experimental Validation of Classical Theory