Chief Technology Officer, Westinghouse

In this episode, we discuss...

  • Ken's start doing safety analysis, including his work at Three Mile Island

  • How probabilistic risk assessment correlates to what happens at plants

  • An overview of the risk-informed regulation movement in the 90's

  • The role of vents during nuclear plant accidents

  • Nuclear maintenance, plant engineering, and risk assessment

  • The best strategies to control fission products after severe accidents

  • Severe accident analysis and international collaborations

  • Defining HEPA filters and identifying its impact

  • The roadmap to commercialization and the importance of identifying the market

  • Why research and development is crucial to form partnerships

Ken Canavan

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