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TITANS OF NUCLEAR

A podcast featuring interviews with experts across technology, industry, economics, policy and more.

Latest Episodes

Latest Episodes

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Ep 380: Grace Stanke - Miss America, 2023

February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023

1) Grace shares her passion for learning, engineering and nuclear energy, as well as nuclear’s role in medicine
2) A discussion of the varied and exciting day-to-day life of working in a nuclear power plant
3) Grace’s time as a scholarship competitor, her new role as Miss America 2023 and traveling the world
4) The philosophical importance of communication and spiritual fulfillment in a future career path...

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Ep 379: Jim Glasgow - Fmr. Senior Attorney, U.S. DOE, NRC, AEC

January 27, 2023
January 27, 2023

1) A lively in-person interview detailing Jim’s background from music to nuclear law
2) The history of the Atomic Energy Commission and Jim’s transition to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
3) The importance of building relationships, learning the industry, and the role of law in the nuclear landscape
4) Major law-related moments in nuclear to keep an eye on as they develop...

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Ep 378: Tammy Ma - Lead, Inertial Fusion Initiative, Lawrence Livermore National Lab

January 18, 2023
January 18, 2023

1) Tammy’s scientific background and how an LLNL outreach event influenced the career trajectory of her high school self
2) A deep dive into the National Ignition Facility and some of the momentous experiments Tammy has been a part of
3) An explanation of fusion reactions, lasers, and the various components involved in the recent fusion breakthrough
4) Lawrence Livermore’s mission to create a fusion industry that is equitable, diverse, and just...

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Ep 377: Charles Oppenheimer - Founder, The Oppenheimer Project

January 13, 2023
January 13, 2023

1) Charles discusses what it was like to grow up with the Oppenheimer legacy and how his Grandfather’s life has been captured and represented in history
2) How the Bhagavad Gita, family life and a trip to Corsica fit into Robert Oppenheimer’s life story
3) The recent restoration of Robert Oppenheimer’s security clearance and how this led to inspiration on Charles’ part
4) Charles’ founding of The Oppenheimer Project, exploring nuclear and making ...

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Ep 376: Bob Gallucci - Fmr. U.S. Assistant Sec. of State for Political-Military Affairs, Dept. of State

January 5, 2023
January 5, 2023

1) An overview of Bob’s background, his childhood in Brooklyn, and the book which sparked his enduring interest in nuclear
2) Bob’s former negotiations with North Korea and how light water reactors fit into the story
3) A deep dive into the varying forms of plutonium and a debate about the intricacies of engineering
4) Bob’s views on international safety and the accompanying safety of nuclear power...

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