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 349: Thomas Jam Pedersen - Co-founder, Copenhagen Atomics

January 17, 2021
January 17, 2021

1) How Thomas Jam Pederson made the jump from the IT industry to molten salt reactors
2) How Copenhagen Atomics is bringing new nuclear technology paired with a new industry business model
3) Challenges of operating a nuclear-based business in a country that has outlawed civil nuclear
4) Why both open source and patented designs are beneficial to the nuclear startup community ...

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Ep 348: Jeff Chamberlin - Associate Assistant Deputy Administrator, U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration

January 10, 2021
January 10, 2021

1) Jeff Chamberlain reflects on the early initiatives to secure vulnerable nuclear materials post-9/11
2) Role of the US National Nuclear Security Administration in nonproliferation and export control
3) Strategies for converting highly enriched uranium nuclear reactors to use LEU fuels
4) Exploring the latest NNSA resource for industry and academia: US Nuclear Nexus ...

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Ep 347: Jean-Michel Hoorelbeke - Senior Advisor for Foresight and Strategy, Andra

January 3, 2022
January 3, 2022

1) Jean-Michel Hoorelbeke’s path to a nuclear energy career through his mining engineering education
2) How France’s Underground Research Laboratory verified feasibility of the nuclear waste geological repository
3) The progression of Cigéo from the research phase to the industrial phase
4) Remaining research for France’s nuclear waste storage & disposal plans...

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Ep 346: Thomas Branche - Vice President, Engineering, Assystem

December 22, 2021
December 22, 2021

1) Thomas' career trajectory from public service to private industry
2) The many roles Thomas has played at Assystem across many different geographies
3) Private industry's role in accelerating the clean energy transition throughout Europe
4) Thomas' vision for the future of nuclear energy around the world ...

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Ep 345: Kamen Kraev - Secretary General, NucNet

December 20, 2021
December 20, 2021

1) Kamen Kraev's path to journalism and how he ended up writing about nuclear energy
2) The history of NucNet, one of the world's leading nuclear publications
3) Communications challenges within nuclear energy and what communications professionals can do to help
4) Kamen's hopes for the future of nuclear as an energy source ...