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.…

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

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

Todd Allen, Professor, UW-Madison & Senior Fellow at Third Way will discuss the context for nuclear, how these private sector entrepreneurs view the world differently, and how the federal policies are changing, all pointing to a surprising new future for …