Sridharan to participate in research 'think tank' conference
Based on his expertise in materials for nuclear systems, Engineering Physics Distinguished Research Professor Kumar Sridharan (also materials science and engineering) was invited to participate in the National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI) conference in Irvine, California, in November 2013. The conference topic is advanced nuclear technologies.
A program of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine, NAKFI organizes this conference with support from W.M. Keck Foundation. It is intended to catalyze interdisciplinary research and communication at the intersection of science, engineering and medicine, and enhance education among researchers, funding organizations and universities. NAKFI is think-tank style conference to contemplate real world challenges of our day.