Bill Magwood

In this episode, we discuss...

  • Bill’s personal evolution in the nuclear industry, including his work as US Head of Nuclear Energy and General Director of the NEA 

  • A history of the NEA and OECD 

  • Bill’s work developing technology programs within the US Department of Energy, including the advanced light water reactor and programs for college students to study nuclear engineering 

  • The Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee and its Nuclear Energy Research Initiative 

  • How Bill helped prevent nuclear engineering programs from collapsing in universities across the US with investments from Congress 

  • The Generation for International Forum and its work promoting nuclear 

  • How Japan responded to reinforcing nuclear infrastructure against earthquakes after Fukushima 

  • A deep dive into the Nuclear Innovation 2050 initiative and its work to expedite the nuclear cycle 

Director General, Nuclear Energy Agency (OECD)

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