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.

WULIFANG Girls' New Flat Bottom Bottom Flat Lok Shoes Color Matching WULIFANG Soft Bottom Comfort Pu B07H3V9T5W Parent 9802733 - fantinegroup.com

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.”

WULIFANG Girls' New Flat Bottom Bottom Flat Lok Shoes Color Matching WULIFANG Soft Bottom Comfort Pu B07H3V9T5W Parent 9802733

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.

Nike Benassi JDI Print W B0059D43HY Parent , La Auténtica Women's Thong Sandals yellow lemon tree B06XT2BWMK ParentDogHaccd Slippers,Stylish stripes couple cool slippers summer female thick wear field and indoor home stay bathroom... B076DK6ZKH ParentSCLOTHS women's flip flops Thick bottom outdoor Slope Pinch Non-slip Beach B07CG4R5P8 ParentU.Expectating Women Short Summer Women Short, Women Beach Hot Shorts Floral Print Ruffled Loose Short Pants Wide... B07CNCVD7B Parent , IANGL Flip Flop Lady Sandals Flat Simple Flat and Flat Slippers in Summer B07FKMZRHD Parent , Slippers AMINSHAP Summer Home Sandals Summer Shower Couple Indoor Cute Ladies Sandals (Color : Silver, Size :... B07GWXDF61 Parent , LIXIONG Portable Fashion slippers Female high heels Beach shoes Sandals with 5 colors for 18-40 years old Fashion... B073WC2MS3 Parent , LUYAO Womens Flip Flop Flat Shoes Sandals Roman Shoes B07CP6X5RZ Parent , Riou Women Summer Fashion Aged Flat Platform Sandals Ladies Peep-Toe Low Heel Slipper Shoes Sexy Peep Toe Roman... B07D7TX95S ParentCheyuan Women Ladies Summer Low Flat Heel Flip Flops Beach Sandals Shoes Gladiator Sandals Flat Sandals Girls... B07FCC4J9D Parent , Dragon868 Fashion Woman Summer Sandals, Bohemia Comfortable Bottom Flat Women Slippers Flip Flops Large Size B078TG3QRM ParentMiraculous Tales Of Ladybug & Cat Noir 2300002993 Flip Flops, Sandals, Girls (13/1 UK Child) B07C8L6DM8 Parent✿Cheng✿ Women Sandals, Ladies Sandals Flip Flops Sandals Summer Shoes Woven Strap Fashion Leisure Shoes Slippers... B07FSR4Q6Z Parent , Tefamore Women Cross Strap Chunky Heel Flock Solid Sandal ����Thick High-Heeled Flip Flop Open Toe Rubber Sandal... B07CM2V825 Parentgizeh birko flor sandale weichbettung schmal magic B019CQNB7G Parent , Chloé Women Low Wedge Slippers in Multicolor Leather - Model Number: CH26500 03620 RGV B01N3T0144 ParentBeauty leader Casual sandals Female summer outdoor flip flop Outer wear Natural skin Sports slippers B07CM9P8M4 ParentMan's/Woman's Crocs Kadee Flip-Flop Women B007ZI7M9W Parent Complete specification range Settlement Price Personalization trend , Red Herring Men Navy Suede Derby Shoes 6 B0779D68YJ ParentClassic Men's Shoes Genuine Cowhide Leather Slip-on Flat Soft Sole Lined Loafer B077CGLCQY ParentRossellini Lazio Mens Shoes Black Faux Shiny Leather Pointed Casual Shoe 46 B07DHR9R9C ParentJiuyue-shoes, 2018, Men's Business Oxford Casual Style Luxury Crocodile Genuine Leather Classic Fashion Formal... B07FSJYVPP Parent , Mens Formal Shoes Semi Wedding Derby Pointed Toe Leather Oxford Dress Buckle Business Casual Winter Moccasins... B07H3S69D4 ParentMen's Business Shoes Officer Shoes Uniform Work Shoes Derby Casual Shoes B07FMVD9HT ParentAIMENGA Men'S Casual Shoes Men'S Shoes Fashion Men'S Casual Shoes Spring And Autumn Lazy Sets Of Feet Driving... B07GR7811Q ParentKMJBS-Low Help Casual Shoes Men Kick Pedal Restore Ancient Ways B07GRG9QD3 ParentBebete5858 Extra especially Large Size 48 Men PU Suede Leather Men's casual shoes England style B07C51VHH9 ParentMen's Faux Suede Formal Pointed Toe Winkle Pickers Shoes B01B5419QI Parent , New Men's Business Oxford Casual Soft Bottom Regular Cotton Warm Brogue Shoes B07HF3YJYG Parent ,
  • Most Popular
  • Related Sites
  • Bookmarks

      WULIFANG Girls' New Flat Bottom Bottom Flat Lok Shoes Color Matching WULIFANG Soft Bottom Comfort Pu B07H3V9T5W Parent 9802733 - fantinegroup.com

  • Categories
  • Archives