Nuclear science and engineering
‘Hybrid’ nuclear plants could make a dent in carbon emissions
November 4, 2013Combining nuclear with artificial geothermal, shale oil, or hydrogen production could help slow climate change, study shows.
3 Questions: Scott Kemp on North Korea’s nuclear program
September 27, 2013New study suggests that the secretive rogue state may have found a way to circumvent international controls on nuclear materials.
Improved nuclear fuel-rod cladding might prevent future Fukushimas
July 25, 2013A substitute for traditional zircaloy could greatly reduce the danger of hydrogen explosions.
Finding the keys to boiling heat transfer
July 15, 2013Understanding the properties that control surface dissipation of heat could lead to improved power plants and electronics with high heat-transfer rates.
Tracking bubbles for improved nuclear safety
June 4, 2013Nuclear science and engineering grad student Rosemary Sugrue explores thermal hydraulics in nuclear reactors
Diving into nuclear policy
May 28, 2013Whether he’s in a Navy submarine or in Washington, you’ll find MIT senior Cameron McCord at the intersection of nuclear engineering, policy and service.
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NSE grad student wins Heller Entrepreneurship Grant
May 21, 2013Sam Shaner recognized for contributing to spirit of entrepreneurship at the Institute
CANES: Systems-oriented knowledge helps integrate fission beyond the grid
May 8, 2013A look at the Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems
NSE-led teams sweep energy innovation contest
April 30, 2013Future Energy @ MIT pitch competition focuses on finding solutions to the world’s energy challenges
Watching fluid flow at nanometer scales
March 31, 2013Researchers find that tiny nanowires can lift liquids as effectively as tubes.
Researchers awarded $3.7 million for research on sustainable development of Kuwait’s built environment
March 22, 2013Grant sponsored through the Kuwait-MIT Center for Natural Resources and the Environment
NSE Rising Stars event offers young women researchers rare opportunity
March 20, 2013Symposium provided nuclear science and engineering students with chance to connect with academics and practitioners.
New rankings acclaim MIT’s graduate programs in engineering, business
March 11, 2013MIT leads in seven engineering disciplines and three business fields, says U.S. News & World Report.
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