Michael Corradini

Wisconsin Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Engineering Physics, Former Director of the Wisconsin Energy Institute

College of Engineering

Michael Corradini is a mechanical and nuclear engineer with research interests centered primarily in thermal hydraulics and multiphase flow. He especially emphasizes the areas of reactor operation, reactor safety, reprocessing, and recycle and risk assessment.

  • Multi-phase fluid mechanics and heat transfer
  • Fission and fusion reactors
  • Nuclear reactor safety
  • Severe accident phenomena
  • Power plant operation and design
  • Energy policy
  • Nuclear fuel cycle
  • Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (2006 - present)
  • Chair of French Atomic Energy Agency Scientific Review Committee (2010 - present)
  • American Nuclear Society President (2012-2013)
  • INPO Training and Education Accreditation Board (2004 - 2008)
  • Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board, Chair (2002 - 2004)
  • DOE Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee (2000 - present)
  • National Academy of Engineering (1998)
  • University of Wisconsin Distinguished Teaching Award (1996)
  • Fellow of the American Nuclear Society
  • ANS Young Members Achievement Award (1990)
  • Presidential Young Investigator (1984)