W. Robbie Stewart

Robbie is a second year PhD candidate in Nuclear Science and Engineering (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 for GE Aviation in gas turbine heat transfer, cumulative damage modeling, and reliability analysis with Bayesian networks. His spare time is split between frisbee, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and church. Within NSE, Robbie coordinates seminars with external speakers and is a communication lab fellow