Assistant Director, Plasma Science and Fusion Center (PSFC), and Senior Research Engineer, Nuclear Science and Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Dr. Minervini is Assistant Director of the Plasma Science and Fusion Center (PSFC) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Senior Research Engineer in the Nuclear Science and Engineering Department. He also heads the Magnets and Cryogenics Division at the PSFC where he has over 30 years research experience spanning the range from laboratory research to management of engineering groups and large-scale projects pursuing advanced superconducting and energy technology goals. In recent years, Dr. Minervini’s research has been focused on applying High Temperature Superconductors (HTS) to DC power transmission and distribution in data and telecomm centers, naval shipboard power systems, airborne pulsed power systems, and fusion energy magnet systems. In 2013 he received the IEEE Council on Superconductivity Award for Continuing and Sustained Contributions in the Field of Applied Superconductivity. He has served on high level technical and programmatic review committees for the Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, and NASA. He holds Ph.D. and S.M. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the B.S. Engineering degree from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
Topical Session 4: The Impact of Quantum Computing, Software Global Network Technology on Data Center, Cloud, Colo and the IoT
Monday, 22 January 2018