Mujid S. Kazimi
TEPCO Professor of Nuclear Engineering; professor of mechanical engineering; director, Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems
areas of expertise: advanced nuclear reactors, nuclear fuel cycle and waste management, electric power generation
Mujid S. Kazimi is professor of nuclear and mechanical engineering at MIT and director of the Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems; he also holds the Tokyo Electric Power Company Chair in Nuclear Engineering at MIT.
He is currently active in development of innovative fuels for LWRs and analysis of the nuclear fuel-cycle options. He is the author of the two-volume textbook, Nuclear Systems, on thermal hydraulic design and safety analysis of nuclear reactors.
He has been a member of advisory committees for R&D programs at several national laboratories in the United States and other countries. He was a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Committee on the Hydrogen Economy in 2003-2004 and the NAE Committee on R&D Programs for Development of Nuclear Energy in 2006-2007. He was a member of the Board of Managers of Battelle Energy Alliance, charged by the USDOE with management of the Idaho National Laboratory from 2005-2009.
He is a fellow of the American Nuclear Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Kazimi was born in Jerusalem, Palestine. He obtained a BEng degree from University of Alexandria, Egypt, and SM and PhD degrees from MIT in nuclear engineering.
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