Here I will add news articles and reports that I find interesting, as well as blog posts I have written on either my research or my personal projects. Disclaimer: Blog entries have not been peer-reviewed. They only represent my views and do not necessarily state or reflect those of the funding agencies, institutions, co-authors or experimental facilities.
(Sept 8th 2021) Successful results from the Toroidal Field Model Coil (TFMC) MIT News
(Dec 1st 2020)I am absolutely thrilled to announce that I have been included by Forbes in their 30 Under 30 list in Science for 2021! I am incredibly thankful to those that have made this possible. Fusion is becoming the new big thing in this decade and our work is being recognized.
(Sep 25th 2020) IAEA has released a new tool to look at fusion devices around the world → IAEA FusDIS
(May 26th 2020) Commonwealth Fusion Systems raises $84M in its A2 round, bringing the total funding to more than $200M since its founding in 2018!
– PR Newswire → “CFS has grown significantly since its founding in 2018, with a program to develop high-temperature superconducting (HTS) magnets and design and build the world’s first net-energy-gain fusion system, called SPARC. Both are on schedule and below budget.” – Bloomberg→ “We’re entering the next phase,” Mumgaard said. “It’s time to put down some roots, get us all under one roof, and build some hardware for the future fusion business line.”
(May 20th 2020) The construction of the JT60-SA tokamak (the largest superconducting tokamak until ITER) was completed this month. First plasma expected in Fall 2020. Exciting times! Kudos to the Japanese and European teams involved in the project.