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Wade Karlsen

In this episode, we discuss...

  • The fields of metallurgy and powder metallurgy

  • How the various fields function within the processes of shaping and forging steel

  • The molecular interactions involved in creating different types of steel

  • 3D printing and how it is used to forge materials otherwise difficult to manipulate

  • Wade's personal evolution from a student of metallurgy to VTT's Laboratory Director

  • A deep dive into the research conducted at the VTT Centre for Nuclear Safety 

  • Flexible, multi-scale experimental environments for material testing 

  • The future of material science and its vital role in the nuclear space

Laboratory Manager, VTT Centre for Nuclear Safety