Global Hot Spots

Hear the latest on global issues from a UW–Madison expert. In this installment of Global Hot Spots, Wilson will address how new reactor technologies and changing energy and environmental policies may offer hope for a continued role for nuclear power …

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Dr. David A. Petti, Chief Scientist Nuclear Science and Technology Division and R&D Director and Laboratory Fellow at Idaho National Laboratory, will discuss details of their study.…

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Dr. Brain Kiedrowski, Assistant Professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences at
University of Michigan, will discuss an alternative to the conventional hybrid deterministic-Monte Carlo methods for selecting variance reduction parameters.…

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Dr. Hans Gougar, Director – Nuclear Systems Design and Analysis Division at Idaho National Laboratory, will will take a high level look at these concepts, the companies pursuing, and discuss why innovation takes such a long time.…

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Suzanne Hobbs Baker, Communications Advisor for the Clean Energy Program at Third Way, will discuss the Third Way Clean Energy program’s policy and communications work on advanced nuclear technologies in Washington, DC.…

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Dr. Francis “Frank” A. Garner, Garner Radiation Effects Consulting, will discuss new insights on the credibility of ion irradiation to simulate neutron-induced void swelling.…

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Dr. Janelle Wharry, School of Nuclear Engineering at Purdue University, will demonstrate the potential for transmission electron microscopic (TEM) in situ mechanical tests for coupled qualitative and quantitative assessment of mechanical performance of irradiated materials.…

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Assistant Professor Bu Wang, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UW-Madison, will discuss details of structural rigidity of atomic network during irradiation-induced amorphization.…

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

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.…