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Understanding Tomorrow's Nuclear Energy Past Lectures

 Questions about the lecture series may be directed to SMRStudy@purdue.edu. Additional information for future lectures is available on our lecture series homepage.

Director-General William D. Magwood, IV

Oct. 24, 2022 - The 21st Century Nuclear Resurgence: Opportunities and Challenges

3:30-4:30 p.m. at Stewart Center Fowler Hall

Presented by Director-General William D. Magwood, IV, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency

 

Learn about the factors and considerations that have led to a surge in interest in nuclear energy around the world the likes of which have not been seen since the beginning of the nuclear energy era more than 60 years ago.

 

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Maria Korsnick

Oct. 5, 2022 - A New Landscape for New Nuclear

3:30-4:30 p.m. at Stewart Center Fowler Hall

Presented by Maria Korsnick, president and CEO of the Nuclear Energy Institute

 

World leaders across the political spectrum are recognizing that adding reliable, scalable, carbon-free nuclear energy generation is crucial to addressing climate and energy security needs. As demand for the technology grows, nuclear is now on the same playing field as other carbon-free sources like wind and solar—ready to reduce emissions and support the clean energy grid of the future.

 

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Dr. Arden Bement

Aug. 30, 2022 - A New Landscape for New Nuclear

4-5 p.m. at Stewart Center Fowler Hall

Presented by Dr. Arden Bement, David A. Ross Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Nuclear Engineering

 

The first installment of Understanding Tomorrow’s Nuclear Energy — a lecture series sponsored by Purdue University and Duke Energy — will provide an overview of nuclear reactor technologies.

 

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