In this episode, we discuss...

  • Milko’s personal evolution in the nuclear industry and  at the International Atomic Energy Agency 

  • Light water reactors versus pressurized water reactors 

  • Chernobyl and the design deficiencies that had to be addressed following the accident 

  • Long term systems for radioactive waste and spent fuel management 

  • Steps to guiding countries towards becoming nuclear 

  • A look at the processes and timelines involved in becoming a nuclear country 

  • The future of small modular reactors 

  • Challenges the world may have to overcome with the surge of interest in nuclear energy 

Milko Kovachev

Nuclear Infrastructure Development, International Atomic Energy Agency

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