In this episode, we discuss...

  • How Akira Tokuhiro’s interest in race car design inspired him to study nuclear engineering

  • Research for the Japanese sodium cooled fast reactor

  • How nuclear energy safety culture and public risk perception compares to other industries

  • Responsibilities of being a director and licensed operator of a university experimental reactor

  • Safety challenges of graphite-moderated nuclear reactors

  • How the nuclear industry united to address the accident at Fukushima

  • Benefits of NuScale Power’s small modular reactors (SMR’s)

  • Akira’s development of a new Bachelor of Technology in Sustainable Energy Systems at Ontario Tech University

Akira Tokuhiro

Dean and Professor, Ontario Tech University

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