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Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy

Oct 31, 2018

In this episode we discuss...

  • Kurt’s background in microelectronics and early interest in nuclear energy
  • Kurt’s work as a nuclear fuel materials expert at Oak Ridge
  • The importance of modeling in establishing predictive practices
  • The value and role of national labs in driving big innovation within the industry
  • The Transformational Challenge Reactor Program
  • Stagnancy within the nuclear industry and ways in which we can overcome it
  • Whether or not advanced manufacturing will have a true impact on nuclear economics
  • SMRs and how they can benefit nuclear economics
  • Challenges of proving safety within the NRC regulations and guidelines
  • Pushing the boundaries of new materials within the nuclear industry