Our Team


We’re disrupting nuclear energy as we know it.

Transatomic Power was founded in 2011 by Dr. Leslie Dewan and Mark Massie, graduates of the MIT Nuclear Engineering Department, and honorees of the TIME “30 Under 30,” Technology Review “35 Under 35,” Forbes “30 Under 30,” and National Geographic “Emerging Explorers.” Ray Rothrock, an MIT nuclear engineer, emeritus General Partner at Venrock, and former Chair of the National Venture Capital Association, serves as Chairman of the Board. The company is backed by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund and other private funds.

Our Partners


Our Investors


Acadia Woods Partners


Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund


Ray Rothrock, partner emeritus at Venrock