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Established in 2017 by ANS member and show host Doug Hardtmayer, RadioNuclear.org aims to cover all pertinent topics related to the nuclear industry. Bi-weekly episodes are available. These information-filled podcasts consist of recent news, plus a special guest.



Hardtmayer, an engineer with MPR Associates, Inc. in Alexandria, VA. received his M.Sc. in nuclear engineering from Ohio State University in 2018, with a research focus on molten salts, electrorefining, and radiation detection.



RadioNuclear is always looking for interesting guests, for insight on complex topics, or for dialogue on important nuclear issues. ANS members: If you would like to be a guest on the show, or know of another ANS member that is knowledgeable on a particular topic of interest, contact us at LZec@ans.org.



About the American Nuclear Society

The American Nuclear Society is the premier society for nuclear industry professionals and advocates. Our individual membership ranks include more than 10,000 engineers, scientists, educators, students, and environmentalists. Society members hail from more than 1,600 corporations, educational institutions, and government agencies from over 40 different countries. More than 80 industry-leading companies support ANS as Organization Members.



Our Vision: Nuclear technology is embraced for its vital contributions to improving people’s lives and preserving our planet.



Our Mission: Advance, foster, and spur the development and application of nuclear science, engineering, and technology to benefit society.



View the full ANS Strategic Plan: http://www.ans.org/about/plan



To join our community, please visit ans.org/join.

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Established in 2017 by ANS member and show host Doug Hardtmayer, RadioNuclear.org aims to cover all pertinent topics related to the nuclear industry. Bi-weekly episodes are available. These information-filled podcasts consist of recent news, plus a special guest.



Hardtmayer, an engineer with MPR Associates, Inc. in Alexandria, VA. received his M.Sc. in nuclear engineering from Ohio State University in 2018, with a research focus on molten salts, electrorefining, and radiation detection.



RadioNuclear is always looking for interesting guests, for insight on complex topics, or for dialogue on important nuclear issues. ANS members: If you would like to be a guest on the show, or know of another ANS member that is knowledgeable on a particular topic of interest, contact us at LZec@ans.org.



About the American Nuclear Society

The American Nuclear Society is the premier society for nuclear industry professionals and advocates. Our individual membership ranks include more than 10,000 engineers, scientists, educators, students, and environmentalists. Society members hail from more than 1,600 corporations, educational institutions, and government agencies from over 40 different countries. More than 80 industry-leading companies support ANS as Organization Members.



Our Vision: Nuclear technology is embraced for its vital contributions to improving people’s lives and preserving our planet.



Our Mission: Advance, foster, and spur the development and application of nuclear science, engineering, and technology to benefit society.



View the full ANS Strategic Plan: http://www.ans.org/about/plan



To join our community, please visit ans.org/join.

    RNE28: Only nuclear needs to change for the future? Eric G. Meyer guests

    RNE28: Only nuclear needs to change for the future? Eric G. Meyer guests

    Thank you for joining us for Episode 28 of RadioNuclear! In this episode, we talk about the recent false alarm involving the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station in Canada and about an opinion piece over a recent MIT Study claiming that nuclear is not needed for deep decarbonization. We also discuss about why some regions of the world have an...

    • 50 min
    RNE27: The value of preserving the LWR fleet. Gene Grecheck guests!

    RNE27: The value of preserving the LWR fleet. Gene Grecheck guests!

    Thank you again for tuning into this week’s episode of RadioNuclear! In this episode we discuss the new partnership between the DOE and NRC, aimed at accelerating developments in new nuclear. We also discuss France’s plan to reboot the EPR Program, and get into a detailed discussion with Gene Grecheck, ANS Past President 2015-2016, about...

    • 46 min
    RNE26: Tales from the Nuclear Island (countries)- Alyse Huffman & Harsh Desai guest!

    RNE26: Tales from the Nuclear Island (countries)- Alyse Huffman & Harsh Desai guest!

    Thank you for joining us on Episode 26 of RadioNuclear! In 26, we discuss news items from two literal “Nuclear Islands”. How can nuclear help out island nations that are energy constrained? Are there examples of this? Tune in to find out! We also discuss Westinghouse’s purchase of Rolls Royce’s North American nuclear business, and...

    • 48 min
    RNE25: What happened in Russia? Dr. Richard Muller of Deep Isolation guests!

    RNE25: What happened in Russia? Dr. Richard Muller of Deep Isolation guests!

    Thank you for joining us on Episode 25 of RadioNuclear! Happy birthday to RadioNuclear, which turned two years old earlier this month. Thank you to everyone who continues to listen and support the show! This week, we discuss what events may have led to the release of radioactivity in Russia back in August, and also take...

    • 45 min
    RNE24: Batteries will fix all our problems, right?? Craig Piercy guests!

    RNE24: Batteries will fix all our problems, right?? Craig Piercy guests!

    Thank you for joining us on Episode 24 of RadioNuclear! In this episode, we briefly discuss the passage of H.B. 6 in Ohio, effectively saving the two nuclear plants in Ohio for the time being. This week we also talk about a recent article detailing the true cost of using battery storage for energy. How...

    • 39 min
    RNE23: Do renewables & nuclear power need to work together? ANS President Marilyn Kray guests!

    RNE23: Do renewables & nuclear power need to work together? ANS President Marilyn Kray guests!

    Thank you for joining us on Episode 23 of RadioNuclear! In this episode, we discuss the landmark achievement at Purdue’s research reactor, PUR-1, on going to a fully digital I&C system, the increasing support for nuclear power from Japanese courts, and the recent increase in radioactivity from a sunken Soviet Union Submarine, the Komsomolets. We...

    • 33 min

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