MIT Sloan Fellows MBA Program
Home | MIT Sloan Fellows | Leadership Blog
MIT and Commonwealth Fusion Systems are forging the future of energy Posted on

Fusion power is a carbon-free, combustion-free source of energy that uses fusion reactions to produce heat for electricity generation—and it may well be the way we power our future lives. Read about how it works.

Rawdah Fashion Women Fish Black Mouth 6 Platform High Rawdah Heels Wedges Sandals Buckle Slope Shoes Black Gray 6 Size 35/36/... B07FMLF4LM Parent 54237e4 -

Visualization by Ken Filar, PSFC research affiliate

Although, it has been the dream of energy researchers for years, fusion power remained out of reach because of the investment necessary to develop it for practical use. MIT has just announced, however, that it is putting fusion power on the fast track. With $50 million from an Italian energy investor, the Institute and the new private company Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS) are preparing to launch a rapid research program leading to the development of a working pilot plant within 15 years.

The project was conceived by MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center (PSFC) researchers Robert Mumgaard SM ’15, PhD ’15 (now the CEO of CFS), Dan Brunner, PhD ’13, Brandon Sorbom, PhD ’17, and Zach Hartwig PhD ’14, assistant professor of nuclear science and engineering at MIT. Director Dennis Whyte and Deputy Director Martin Greenwald will lead the effort, which will include a broad interdisciplinary team.

We need a new approach

Mitigating global climate change, Hartwig told MIT News, will require new sources of zero-carbon energy on a very fast track. “We are going to need a completely new approach to ensure that fusion energy can be a significant part of the solution. The hard reality of climate change is that every single nation that has ever industrialized and made a better life for its citizens did so at the expense of the climate. There is, at present, simply no other way to do this than to dump carbon dioxide into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels for energy.”

Rawdah Fashion Women Fish Black Mouth 6 Platform High Rawdah Heels Wedges Sandals Buckle Slope Shoes Black Gray 6 Size 35/36/... B07FMLF4LM Parent 54237e4

CFS will join the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) as part of the new university-industry partnership designed to bolster MIT research and teaching on the science of fusion. MIT President L. Rafael Reif described the project launch as an important historical moment. “Advances in superconducting magnets have put fusion energy potentially within reach, offering the prospect of a safe, carbon-free energy future,” he said. “As humanity confronts the rising risks of climate disruption, I am thrilled that MIT is joining with industrial allies, both longstanding and new, to run full-speed toward this transformative vision for our shared future on Earth.”


Comments are closed.

LBOJA Loafer Flats, Women Hollow Leather Flats Casual Loafers Anti-Slip Solid Color Sneakers Shoes - Khaki 37 B07H9TX6VX ParentXue Qiqi A simple fine with high-heeled satin light nozzle tip video thin career women shoes single shoes,34,... B07DB69KH6 Parent , Ladies Egg Roller Square Head Patent Leather Mirror Fringe Loafer Flats Closed Toe Moccasin Casual Boat Shoes... B07F8QV8KW Parent , Marco Tozzi Women’s 24201 Loafers, 4 UK B01MSMS1CR Parent , Sanuk Slim Fraidy Fuschia Flip Flop B00YQNW41K ParentHavaianas Top Women's Brazilian Flip Flops B010OUJTIY ParentSandwich Sandals Female Flat Shoes Folder Foot Sandals B073CY3WKX ParentSCLOTHS summer women's flip flop slippers Beach Casual Hollow Thick bottom Asakuchi B07FKQ4P6Q Parent , JJZHY Autumn and Winter Super Cute Lion Keep Warm Home Slippers Cute Couple B07HMQM81V Parent , QJIAXING Flip Flops Women's Summer Non-Slip Home Grape Massage Beach Shoes Indoor And Outdoor Slippers,Blue,36 B07DT4R1CP Parent , CHENGXIAOXUAN Women's New Sandals Wedge-Heeled Flip-Flops Summer Non-Slip Sandals Flowers Beach Shoes Fresh Women's... B07CQRJH86 Parent , Hongcao Women's Sandals Shoes - Ladies Slippers Flip Flops Flip Flop Shoes, Summer Flat Rhinestones Slippers Black 42 B07FJXCNRP Parent , LIXIONG Portable slippers woman summer fashion Loose cake Thick bottom Outer wear Sandy beach shoe, Heel height... B07D6QTX3P ParentFangYOU1314 Flat Toe Flip-flops Rhinestones Decorative Buckle With Thick-soled Women's Beach Shoes (Color : Black... B07G2SVXK8 Parent , Flip Flops HUYP Beach Shoes Ladies Summer Couples Men And Women Red Slippers (Size : 45) B07GNF67XS Parent , Ipanema Women’s Classic Brasil II Fem Flip-Flops B00GFW0HTQ ParentVibram Fivefingers TREKSPORT SANDALS W (BLACK/DARK GREY) B00DKYWFGU ParentMET RXL Summer Sandals/Ladies Sandals/Solid-colored Velvet Sandals B077BXYY1Q Parent , Birkenstock Gizeh Vegan, Women’s Flip Flops B018NK97LG Parent , Man/Woman Office Garden Derby Shoes B0779QP9C1 Parent Not so expensive Wholesale trade Fashion versatile shoesMENS VOEUT SMART SUEDE FASHION SHOES STYLE DST-101 - BEIGE - UK 6 - EURO 40 B00QS4PLWO ParentMens Base London Formal Shoes Style - Bugsy MTO B00PB5T0WI Parent , SHENBO Men's Brown Classic Oxford Shoes B01L8RRYW0 Parent , Vonzo Men's Business Slip-on Dress Shoes Semi-Formal Oxford Shoes B07D4HX9H8 Parent , Xiaojuan-shoes, Men's Oxford Casual Business Big-size Underweight Comfortable Breathable Metal Buttons Formal... B07GPYKSNZ Parent , Men Business Casual Shoes Handmade Breathable Comfortable Shoes Leather Flat Oxfords Formal Shoes B07H4DT3N7 Parent , yalanshop The High-Heel Shoes Female Wild Side Fine With Slotted Tie Stylish Single Shoes Ultra-Like Cats, Black,35 B07F2FPFD3 ParentMens New Black Leather Lined Formal Fashion Brogues Shoes Size UK 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 B01D6PDPQG Parent , Dockers by Gerli 30hh002-771, Men’s Low-Top Sneakers B012X7JV84 ParentNew Men's Business Oxford Casual Solid Color Fashionable Metal Button Soft Light Patent Leather Formal Shoes B07HF4GSKG Parent
  • Most Popular
  • Related Sites
  • Bookmarks

      Rawdah Fashion Women Fish Black Mouth 6 Platform High Rawdah Heels Wedges Sandals Buckle Slope Shoes Black Gray 6 Size 35/36/... B07FMLF4LM Parent 54237e4 -

  • Categories
  • Archives