Michael Driscoll, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Nuclear Science and Engineering Professor Emeritus Cambridge, Massachusetts mickeyd@mit.edu Office: (617) 253-4219

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Driscoll is currently professor emeritus in the Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering, continuing research into advanced reactor systems, cores and fuel cycles — activities pursued since completion of his doctoral thesis and MIT faculty appointment in 1966. Prior to that, beginning in 195...

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Driscoll is currently professor emeritus in the Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering, continuing research into advanced reactor systems, cores and fuel cycles — activities pursued since completion of his doctoral thesis and MIT faculty appointment in 1966. Prior to that, beginning in 1957, he served for four years as a U.S. Navy officer in the headquarters division of the Navy’s nuclear propulsion program.

He is the coauthor of books on nuclear fuel management and on sustainable energy.

He was elected a Fellow of the American Nuclear Society in 1994, having served as chairman of their Reactor Physics Division in 1977 to 1978. Among his teaching awards are the MIT Irwin Sizer Award “For the Most Significant Improvement to MIT Education” in 1982 and the Outstanding Teacher Award, American Society for Engineering Education, Nuclear Engineering Division, 1975.



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