Nuclear fusion: State of the art and future developments

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Our upcoming PhD lunch talk will cover the topic of nuclear fusion, a promising clean energy source that could potentially meet the world's increasing energy demands. The talk will provide an overview of the basic principles of nuclear fusion and the current state of research in the field, including the challenges and advancements. Ruben will also discuss some of the latest experimental approaches and the potential of fusion technology to revolutionize the energy industry. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in a discussion with the speaker and ask questions about the topic.

  Date and Time




  • Date: 28 Feb 2023
  • Time: 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
  • All times are (UTC+01:00) Brussels
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This is an hybrid event: online broadcast and in-person.
If you have registered, then follow this link to join the online event.

See you at the event!

Kind regards,
IEEE SB PES Chapter Leuven.
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  • Kasteelpark Arenberg 10
  • box 2445
  • Leuven, Unknown
  • Belgium 3001
  • Building: ESAT
  • Room Number: Aula R 00.54
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  • Starts 14 February 2023 01:00 AM
  • Ends 28 February 2023 01:05 PM
  • All times are (UTC+01:00) Brussels
  • No Admission Charge
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Ruben De Wolf Ruben De Wolf


Nuclear energy


Ruben is an experienced energy engineer and plasma physicist. He obtained a Master's degree in Engineering Technology from the University of Antwerp and a Master's degree in Engineering Sciences from the KULeuven, with a specialization in energy, thermodynamics and plasma physics. After two years working in the private sector as a consultant, he decided to pursue a PhD in the Nuclear Fusion group of the KULeuven. His research focuses on the simulations of plasma transport in nuclear reactors and he is currently collaborating with the Max-Planck Institute in Germany to improve their simulation software