Michael W. Golay
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Teaching Interests

Risk & Reliability, Energy Policy, Engineering Design Methods. Founder or co-founder of over 12 academic and professional courses on subjects including energy-environmental policy, and nuclear power management and safety. Mentor of over 80 graduate students, including more than 25 PhDs. Other Professional Activities

Chairman of the Fission Faculty of the MIT Nuclear Engineering Dept. Advisory panels for the Congress, the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Congressional Office of Technology Assessment, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), and the Institute for Nuclear Power Operations (INPO). Consultant to over 25 firms, mainly in the electric utility and nuclear industries. Director of the MIT/INPO Course on Nuclear Technology for Utility Executives. Member American Nuclear Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and American Association for the Advancement of Science. Honors and Awards

ANS: Member since 1964, Northeast Local Section - Chairman, 1977-80. Awards Committee, Standards Committee, Thermal Hydraulics Division Program Committee, Environmental Sciences Division - Chairman, 1979-80. 1992 ANS Power Division, Best Paper Award.

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Michael W. Golay is recognized for his contributions concerning nuclear power: in education, in improving its safety, economics, regulation and management and as a leader in the debate over its proper role in society.


flag How Would Climate Change Influence Society in the 21st Century? (Panel)
as author at  MIT World Series: Nobel Laureate Speakers,
together with: Rajendra K. Pachauri (moderator), Akimasa Sumi, John Reilly, Adil Najam, Howard Herzog, William Moomaw, Andreas Fischlin,