MIFTI Inc.

Company developing thermonuclear fusion through staged Z-Pinch plasma confinement.

Magneto-Inertial Fusion Technologies, Inc. is a company developing a method of controlled thermonuclear fusion, based on Staged Z-Pinch, a pulse-power-driven, plasma-compression system. Instability problems with staged Z-Pinch have hindered the progress towards fusion power production. Scientists at MIFTI believe they have solved these issues using software supplied by the U.S. Air Force.

The Z-Pinch is an approach for simultaneously heating, confining, and compressing plasma by applying an intense, pulsed electrical current which generates a magnetic field.

A by-product of MIFTI's fusion technology is the ability to generate radioisotopes for use in nuclear medicine.

MIFTI was founded in 2008 by scientists from the University of California Irvine and is based in Tustin California. In 2015 the company was awarded $4,598,239 from ARPA-E their staged Z-Pinch fusion concept.

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Arshad Mohammad

Chief Operations Officer/CFO

Dr. Emil Ruskov

Lead Scientist

Dr. George E. Miller

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Dr. Hafiz Ur Rahman

President & Chief Scientist

Frank Braun

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Gerald Simmons

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Larry Taggart

Business Advisory Board

Paul Ney

Vice President

Rosario Marin

Director

Stephen J. Fryer

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