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 372: Greg Piefer - Founder and CEO, SHINE Technologies

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

1) Greg’s interest in space leading him to electrical engineering and data recovery and away from fusion… and then back to fusion again
2) The intricacies of fusion and the public’s view of its potential
3) The process of working with the NRC and receiving approval for safety procedures
4) SHINE Technologies’ ideas, innovation and fusion processes...

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Ep 371: Derek Sutherland - Co-Founder and CEO, CTFusion

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

1) Derek's fusion background all the way from middle school to his time at MIT
2) How CTFusion differentiates itself from other fusion companies, as well as its various milestones
3) The technical setup of spheromak and tokamak reactors in a fusion setting
4) The overcoming of mechanical and fusion challenges, as well as insights into the future of fusion...

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Ep 370: Chris Keefer - Host, Decouple Podcast

November 11, 2022
November 11, 2022

1) Chris Keefer and his work with Canadians for Nuclear Energy
2) The saving of the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station and its CANDU Reactors
3) How the refurbishment of CANDU Nuclear Reactors and their “lifetime” shakes out in the political space
4) Chris’s nuclear worldview and his very own “Decouple” podcast...

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Ep 369: Kate Fowler - North American Nuclear Center of Excellence Leader, Marsh

October 25, 2022
October 25, 2022

1) Kate Fowler’s background and early career experience working in nuclear fire protection and safety
2) Kate’s expertise in nuclear insurance and how insurance is handled in the nuclear industry
3) How the nuclear insurance industry is preparing for the development of SMRs and AMRs
4) Kate’s vision for the future of nuclear energy and the role insurers will play...

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Ep 368: Maria Korsnick - President and CEO, Nuclear Energy Institute

October 13, 2022
October 13, 2022

1) Maria Korsnick’s background working as Chief Nuclear Engineer for Constellation
2) A deep dive into NEI’s work and Maria’s role there
3) A look at the challenges current operators and new nuclear developers are facing in the United States
4) Maria’s vision for the future of nuclear energy in the US and globally ...