In this episode, we discuss...

  • Bob’s background in fusion and personal journey in the nuclear industry

  • Bob’s day-to-day as Chief Executive Officer at Commonwealth Fusion

  • Bob’s graduate work at MIT researching new technologies to solve fundamental challenges with fusion

  • Superconductors, their applications, and how Bob has significantly contributed to their productization

  • The mechanisms that enable superconductors to operate at very high temperatures

  • Why only 3 of over 100,000 superconductors have been commercialized

  • How collaboration between academics and industrialists is helping to drive fusion technology into the marketplace

  • Bob’s mission to expedite superconductivity commercialization so that it can be deployed globally

Bob Mumgaard

Chief Executive Officer, Commonwealth Fusion Systems

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