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A podcast featuring interviews with experts throughout the Nuclear Energy field, covering advanced technology, economics, policy, industry, and more.

Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy Bret Kugelmass, Energy Impact Center

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A podcast featuring interviews with experts throughout the Nuclear Energy field, covering advanced technology, economics, policy, industry, and more.

    Jeremy Gordon - Fluent in Energy

    Jeremy Gordon - Fluent in Energy

    1) The story of how Jeremy Gordon stumbled into editing Nuclear Engineering International Magazine with zero background in nuclear 
    2) Jeremy’s transition to the World Nuclear Association and how he built World Nuclear News 
    3) Fukushima as a case study for how to communicate about a developing emergency situation at a nuclear power plant 
    4) Why creating alliances and collaboration with outside sectors is key to salvaging the nuclear industry’s social license

    • 54 min
    Callum Thomas - Thomas Thor Associates

    Callum Thomas - Thomas Thor Associates

    1) How Callum Thomas identified the human resources need in the nuclear industry, leading to the startup of his organization, Thomas Thor 
    2) Challenges and opportunities in finding and recruiting skilled personnel into the global nuclear workforce 
    3) Ways Thomas Thor is advocating for the nuclear industry and encouraging people to do independent research and come to their own conclusions about the technology 
    4) Why diversity and inclusion is key to successful collaboration and execution of nuclear projects and, on a bigger scale, achieving net-zero

    • 46 min
    Fiona Reilly - FiRE Energy

    Fiona Reilly - FiRE Energy

    1. How Fiona Reilly’s nuclear career started as a commercial lawyer visiting a nuclear power plant during a refueling outage 
    2. The key to building future nuclear projects through a combination of risk sharing and profit sharing 
    3. How technology parks, medical isotopes, and fusion can play an important role in UK’s leveling up economic agenda 
    4. Considerations for financing energy projects and a breakdown of early project development costs

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Jason Crawford - Roots of Progress

    Jason Crawford - Roots of Progress

    1) What led Jason Crawford to make the jump from Silicon Valley to a focus on the history of technology and philosophy of progress 
    2) How Jason got into writing and connected with some of his favorite economic historians through a viral post on the invention of the bicycle 
    3) The critical events that strangled nuclear energy progress in its early years and a look at the bottlenecks it faces today
    4) A sneak peek of Jason’s book, Roots of Progress, and a call to action to pay it forward to future generations through technological advancement

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Lindsay Morton - National Cancer Institute

    Lindsay Morton - National Cancer Institute

    1) Lindsay Morton reflects on how she discovered the field of epidemiology and how it satisfied her love for math, biology, and research 
    2) How the National Cancer Institute contributes to global cancer research and a look at the projects they pursue internally 
    3) Why studying the impacts of radiation on the human body is so complex and some of the testing methodologies and biometrics used 
    4) A review of past and ongoing cancer studies related to the Chernobyl incident and how it informs data in new incidents, like at Fukushima 

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Stephen Chanock - National Cancer Institute

    Stephen Chanock - National Cancer Institute

    1. Dr. Chanock's early career in medicine, dedicating his work to cancer research 
    2. The National Cancer Institute's role within the National Institute of Health and why they decided to pursue studies on Chernobyl
    3. A deep dive into the NCI's two most recent studies on Chernobyl, the largest of their kind 
    4. A look at the results of those studies and their larger applications for public health

    • 1 hr 6 min

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