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 …

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Arthur Motta, Chair, Nuclear Engineering Program and Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering at Penn State University.…

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Professor Jenifer Braley-Shafer, Colorado School of Mines, will discuss details of advanced nuclear fuel cycles to improve efficiency and reduce waste.…

UW–Madison selected for $9.3 million in nuclear energy research funding

Engineers from the University of Wisconsin–Madison will receive an estimated $9.3 million in funding from the United States Department of Energy (DOE) for advanced nuclear energy research. The awards will drive new research on compact heat exchangers, nuclear fuel cycles,

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Dr. Rodolfo Ferrer, Nuclear Engineer and Lead Developer of code systems at Studsvik Scandpower, will present on:Advanced Neutron Transport Methods for Practical Nuclear Reactor Analysis. In this seminar, a review of neutron transport spatial discretization’s will be provided in order …