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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 385: Craig Stover - Senior Program Manager, Advanced Nuclear, Electric Power Research Institute

March 13, 2023
March 13, 2023

1) Craig’s start as an entry-level engineer and the path of experience that eventually lead him to EPRI
2) Live from EPRI's annual Nuclear Power Council, Craig discusses advanced reactors, the development of nuclear and EPRI's thought leadership
3) An exploration of how EPRI supports both the existing nuclear fleet, as well as what they like to call the "future fleet"
4) A look at EPRI's recent accomplishments, including their Owner-Operator Requ...

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Ep 384: John Gorman - President and CEO , Canadian Nuclear Association

March 6, 2023
March 6, 2023

1) John’s history of working with major renewable energy sources and when he began to combat the issue of climate change
2) The impressive progression of nuclear projects in Canada and a discussion of where they currently stand
3) A deep dive into CANDU reactors and what drove Canada to develop them
4) Important messages regarding learning about nuclear, supporting all renewables, and how we can all have a hand in the progression of nuclear energ...

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Ep 383: Boris Schucht - CEO, Urenco Global

March 1, 2023
March 1, 2023

1) Boris’ background as a nuclear engineer from Germany and how looking at the energy transition as an opportunity spurred his continuing career in the industry
2) A deep dive into all things Urenco, including its international scope and more
3) Urenco’s growth into the medical isotope space and a discussion of SMRs
4) How hydrogen will play a role in the nuclear energy industry...

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Ep 382: Adam Stein - Director of Nuclear Energy Innovation, The Breakthrough Institute

February 14, 2023
February 14, 2023

1) A deep dive into Adam’s background in engineering, nuclear and consulting, and the variety of projects he worked on
2) The Breakthrough Institute’s mission and Adam’s step into the research and policy sectors
3) The history of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and how it affects policy today
4) An exploration of the NRC’s current ways of operating and how the states may play a role in future policy...

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Ep 381: Rusty Towell - Director of NEXT Lab, Abilene Christian University

February 10, 2023
February 10, 2023

1) Rusty’s early curiosity about nuclear energy and how it led to him becoming the Director of NEXT Lab at ACU
2) Rusty’s initial skepticism about molten salt reactors and how it eventually gave way to interest and execution
3) The landmark meeting with the DOE that moved NEXT Lab’s research forward
4) The NRC’s process of reviewing applications, as well as how this process could evolve and change in the future...

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