Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Dr. Bradley J. Micklich, Radiation Physicist Photon Sciences Directorate at Argonne National Laboratory, will discuss the APS upgrade and discuss progress to date on the radiation physics issues, in particular the effects of machine design on beam losses around the …

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Kevin Eliceiri, PhD, Director of the Laboratory for Optical and Computational Instrumentation Director of the FabLab at the Morgridge Institute for Research, will discuss developing imaging technologies that span the range of resolution and scale from sub-micron to several mms …

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Jessica Lovering, Director of the Energy Program at The Breakthrough Institute, will go through the history of nuclear costs and learning curves to show that nuclear has not followed the trend of other energy technologies.…

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Assistant Professor Benjamin Peherstorfer, Department of Mechanical Engineering at UW-Madison, will focus this talk on the multifidelity Monte Carlo method that samples low- and high-fidelity models to accelerate the Monte Carlo estimation of statistics of the high-fidelity model outputs.…

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Dr. Francesco Ganda, Principal Nuclear Engineer at Argonne National Laboratory, will start this talk by exploring the relationship between the potential expansion of nuclear energy and its economic performance, in order to frame the importance of the correct assessment of …

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Benjamin Peherstorfer, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering will discuss his research with data-driven multifidelity methods for Monte Carlo estimation.…

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Assistant Professor Andreas Velten, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UW-Madison, will review the current state of our research and the field and point out some of the challenges and opportunities of this method of imaging.…

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Dr. Jeffery F. Latkowski, Senior Vice President of Innovation at TerraPower. TerraPower recognizes that there is a need for a strong experimental and testing program. These efforts are essential to the development of any advanced reactor technology. Both ARC and …

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Peng Xu, PhD, Principal Engineer at Westinghouse Electric Company, will discuss changes to the nuclear industry post-Fukushima and give an update for the Westinghouse accident tolerant fuel program, with emphasis on technical accomplishment and challenges, including high density fuel U3Si2, …

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Johnathan W Engle, Assistant Professor of Medical Physics at UW-Madison, will discuss three example cases describing the production of Zr-89, Br-76, and Y-86 to illustrate successful, in-progress, and fledgling applications of materials science to radionuclide production techniques that are of …