U.S.–Africa Energy Summit 2017
Collaborative and Partnership Opportunities in the United States
for Steady-State Supply of Electricity in Africa

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Professor Mark H. Anderson

Professor Mark H. Anderson

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Mark Anderson is Research Professor and Director of Thermal Hydraulics Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has research groups working on supercritical fluid heat transfer, turbomachinery and materials, reactor safety, high temperature coolants, and advanced diagnostics. Dr. Anderson has worked on supercritical fluids for about eight years starting with work on the GENIV supercritical water reactor designs. He is currently the US representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for the coordinated research project on supercritical fluids. He is an active member of the American Nuclear Society (ANS), and was recently awarded the young investigator engineering achievement award from the American Nuclear Society for his work in supercritical fluids and other areas.

Dr. Anderson earned his bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Wisconsin -River Falls and his doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He has been awarded 3 patents and has published over 150 papers along with contributions to books in his field of interest.