Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy
Summary: A podcast featuring interviews with experts throughout the Nuclear Energy field, covering advanced technology, economics, policy, industry, and more.
Ep. 70 - Ian Scott, Moltex Energy
Ep. 69 - Alastair Laird, European Nuclear Society
Ep. 64 - Andrew Storer, Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Center
Ep. 67 - Kirsty Gogan, Energy for Humanity
Ep. 68 - Dame Sue Ion, Fmr. British Nuclear Fuels
Ep. 65 - Jay Shaw, Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Center
Ep. 66 - Charles Carpenter, Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Center
Ep. 63 - Bill Magwood, Nuclear Energy Agency (OECD)
Ep. 62 - Milko Kovachev, International Atomic Energy Agency
Ep. 61 - David Shropshire, International Atomic Energy Agency
A look at the relationship between the public, scientific-technical sphere, and political spheres --- The political and psychological aftermath of Fukushima --- Why the general public is afraid of nuclear despite it being the safest energy source --- Ways in which the nuclear industry can improve its communications strategy to dispel fear --- The lethal pitfalls of regulations surrounding radiological protection --- Why “nuclear going wrong is better than coal going right” ---
Bernard’s personal path through various nuclear institutions including his position as Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Areva. A history of the nuclear industry and France’s many contributions. A deep dive into fusion energy and the processes involved. Energy’s fundamental role in the world’s social and economic development. The ins and outs of ITER’s research surrounding nuclear fusion and plasma physics. And where Bernard sees the future of nuclear
Valerie’s diverse educational background and how it applies to her job today. The French Nuclear Society’s research surrounding nuclear and the environment including safety and waste, climate, air pollution, biodiversity, and the use of worldwide resources. The unique, symbiotic relationship between the French government and the French Nuclear Society and how more countries can adopt a similar dynamic. Valerie’s positive outlook on the future of nuclear and human progress
In this episode, we discuss... A deep dive into Boron Neutron Capture Therapy and how it works to treat cancerous tumors. A breakdown of NNL and its role in the nuclear field. Fiona’s outlook on nuclear’s development cycle and whether or not it can be expedited. District heating and why applying nuclear to heat can increase cost efficiency. The steps Fiona believes necessary to nuclear’s success as a sustainable energy source.
- His personal path through various nuclear institutions including Argonne and his current efforts at Nuclear-21. - Nuclear sustainability and the pros and cons of different ways to handle spent fuel. - Hurdles including challenges with qualification and supply and market that nuclear must leap to become truly accepted as a sustainable energy option. - And where Luc sees the future of nuclear.