On March 8, the Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering hosted its annual Doctoral Research Expo. The event featured research posters presented by current doctoral students as well as signature oral presentations given by an outstanding student chosen from each of the three main areas of research within the department. Each year this event provides a unique opportunity for the MIT comminity to learn more about the diverse research being conducted within NSE by faculty and doctoral students.
The 2013 featured presentations were given by:
Youho Lee (Fission) A Post-Fukushima Paradigm:
Developing Accident-Tolerant Nuclear Fuel with SiC Cladding
Daniel Brunner (Fusion) Touching a star:
How probes are used to study fusion boundary plasmas
Yan Chen (NST) Seeing is believing:
The source of fast oxygen reduction kinetics at oxide interfaces