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 325: Jeremy Gordon - Director, Fluent in Energy

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

1) The story of how Jeremy Gordon stumbled into editing Nuclear Engineering International Magazine with zero background in nuclear
2) Jeremy’s transition to the World Nuclear Association and how he built World Nuclear News
3) Fukushima as a case study for how to communicate about a developing emergency situation at a nuclear power plant
4) Why creating alliances and collaboration with outside sectors is key to salvaging the nuclear industry’s ...

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Ep 324: Callum Thomas - Chief Executive Officer, Thomas Thor Associates

July 21, 2021
July 21, 2021

1) How Callum Thomas identified the human resources need in the nuclear industry, leading to the startup of his organization, Thomas Thor
2) Challenges and opportunities in finding and recruiting skilled personnel into the global nuclear workforce
3) Ways Thomas Thor is advocating for the nuclear industry and encouraging people to do independent research and come to their own conclusions about the technology
4) Why diversity and inclusion is k...

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Ep 323: Fiona Reilly - Managing Director, FiRE Energy

July 15, 2021
July 15, 2021

1) How Fiona Reilly’s nuclear career started as a commercial lawyer visiting a nuclear power plant during a refueling outage
2) The key to building future nuclear projects through a combination of risk sharing and profit sharing
3) How technology parks, medical isotopes, and fusion can play an important role in UK’s levelling up economic agenda
4) Considerations for financing energy projects and a breakdown of early project development costs...

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Ep 322: Jason Crawford - Author, Roots of Progress

July 12, 2021
July 12, 2021

1) What led Jason Crawford to make the jump from Silicon Valley to a focus on the history of technology and philosophy of progress
2) How Jason got into writing and connected with some of his favorite economic historians through a viral post on the invention of the bicycle
3) The critical events that strangled nuclear energy progress in its early years and a look at the bottlenecks it faces today
4) A sneak peek of Jason’s book, Roots of Progre...

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Ep 321: Lindsay Morton - Deputy Chief Senior Investigator, National Cancer Institute

July 7, 2021
July 7, 2021

1) Dr. Morton reflects on how she discovered the field of epidemiology and how it satisfied her love for math, biology, and research
2) How the National Cancer Institute contributes to global cancer research and a look at the projects they pursue internally
3) Why studying impacts of radiation on the human body is so complex and some of the testing methodologies and biometrics used
4) A review of past and ongoing cancer studies related to the ...