Mission of the Fusion Technology Institute

  • Develop Clean, Safe, and Economical Fusion Energy Sources for Use in the 21st Century
  • Create Near-Term Commercial Products that use Fusion Energy to Enhance the Quality of Life

Educational Impact of the Fusion Technology Institute

  • Largest Program in the United States for Advanced Degrees in Fusion Engineering
  • Ph.D. Fusion Technology Graduates occupy key management positions in U.S. Industry, National Laboratories and Universities (167 Ph.D.'s since 1970)
RAGE computer code simulation of UW Shock Tube interface experiment.

Applications of Fusion Energy

Near Term


  • Destruction of Fission Material
  • Destruction of Radioactive Wastes

Long Range