Patrick White, Sixth-Year Graduate Student

Sixth-Year Graduate Student
Nuclear Regulation & Licensing with Profs. Shirvan & Hartwig
Patrick is a sixth-year PhD student in the NSE department at MIT. Patrick’s research focuses on economic and regulatory policies related to the construction and operation of nuclear power plants. He received his B.S. and M.S. in mechanical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 2012, with a focus in thermal and structural finite element modeling. Before coming to MIT, Patrick worked for MPR Associates, an engineering consulting firm specializing in work with commercial nuclear power plants. Outside of his research, Patrick loves to cook (and eat) and is always looking for new ingredients to cook with or new techniques to try.