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Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy

Mar 28, 2018

Episode Content:

  • Jeff's earlier career as an NRC vendor inspector 

  • The relationship between NRC and Industry including the balance of health and safety against cost and schedule 

  • His work with Westinghouse bidding on an South African nuclear build and the story behind their attempted development of the pebble...

Mar 21, 2018

  • Jessica's start in Astrophysics, transition to Energy, and how she joined Breakthrough

  • The various topic areas the Breakthrough Institute focuses on and its origin story

  • The biggest challenge of Nuclear being cost and how to approach building differently

  • A review of modular construction techniques and readiness...

Mar 14, 2018

Episode Content:

  • How Emma’s personal experiences abroad developed her interest in energy issues

  • Her dual participation in both technical research and social advocacy

  • How she got involved in Mothers for Nuclear and focus of Students for Nuclear

  • She discusses the relationship between INL and the several local...

Mar 7, 2018

Episode Content:

  • The basics of fuel fabrication

  • What it’s like to live in the community around and to work at a Nuclear Power plant

  • A description of what happens when you reload fuel in a reactor

  • His work with the Light Water Reactor sustainability program and how they design ways to extend the life of the...