Third-Year Graduate Student
Fission Energy with Prof. Shirvan
Robbie is a third-year PhD student in NSE researching market requirements for nuclear plant cost and design optimization. Before coming to MIT, he completed his BS and MS in mechanical engineering at the University of Texas and went to work for the GE Global Research Center (GRC) for four years. At GRC, he led research projects in gas turbine heat transfer, cumulative damage modeling, and reliability analysis. His spare time is split between frisbee, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and church. Robbie loves to help with career development, thought pattern organization, and all things communication.