© 2019 by Titans of Nuclear. Produced by the Energy Impact Center: www.energyimpactcenter.org

In this episode, we discuss...

  • Kam’s background in engineering and his personal journey in the nuclear industry

  • A behind the scenes look at how Kam started X-Energy

  • Kam’s work at X-Energy developing Generation IV high-temperature gas-cooled nuclear reactor and fuel designs

  • Nuclear challenges and how Kam works to overcome them with methods including fixed cost and fixed timeline

  • Flaws with the application system and its steep cost for nuclear companies

  • Kam’s vision for the nuclear deployment schedule

  • The environmental and human benefits of nuclear energy including supplying clean water through desalination and other treatment

Kam Ghaffarian

Founder, CEO, X-Energy