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Nuclear Science and Engineering Program

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September 2017

Energy Seminar Series: Thirst for Power: Energy, Water and Human Survival

September 6, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Hall, 920 15th St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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202 Hill Hall Although it was widely understood that energy and water are the world's two most critical resources, their vital interconnections and vulnerabilities are less often recognized. This talk offers a holistic way of thinking about energy and water--a big-picture approach that reveals the interdependence of the two resources, identifies the seriousness of the challenges and lays out an optimistic approach with an array of solutions to ensure the continuing sustainability of both. The talk discusses how current population…

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Energy Seminar Series: Distinguished Lecture, Arthur Motta

September 13, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Hall, 920 15th St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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Arthur Motta is chair and professor in the Nuclear Engineering Program at Pennsylvania State University 202 Hill Hall

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Energy Seminar Series: Kelly Jordan

September 20, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Hall, 920 15th St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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Kelly Jordan is Florida Power and Light Associate Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Florida and associate chair for Nuclear Engineering. 202 Hill Hall

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Energy Seminar Series: Distinguished Lecture, Dennis G. Whyte

September 27, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Hall, 920 15th St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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Dennis G. Whyte is the Hitachi America Professor of Engineering, head of Nuclear Science and Engineering and director of the Plasma Science and Fusion Center at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Nuclear Science and Engineering Distinguished Lecturer Dr. Whyte will present "Getting Fusion Energy Smaller and Sooner." 202 Hill Hall

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October 2017

Energy Seminar Series: Tarik Saleh

October 4, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Hall, 920 15th St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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Tarik Saleh is a scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory 202 Hill Hall

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Energy Seminar Series: Distinguished Lecture, Brian Toon

October 11, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Hall, 920 15th St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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Brian Toon is professor of atmospheric and oceanic sciences and distinguished research lecturer at University of Colorado Boulder. 202 Hill Hall

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Energy Seminar Series: Sarah Kurtz

October 25, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Hall, 920 15th St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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Sarah Kurtz is a research fellow at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. 202 Hill Hall

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November 2017

Energy Seminar Series: Lewis Griffith

November 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Hall, 920 15th St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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Lewis Griffith is director of the International Security Program in the University of Denver's Korbel School of International Policy. 202 Hill Hall

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Energy Seminar Series: Grandey Lecture, Frank von Hippel

November 8, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Hall, 920 15th St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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Frank von Hippel is professor and co-director of the Program on Science and Global Security at Princeton University and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. 202 Hill Hall

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Energy Seminar Series: Massimiliano Fratoni

November 15, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hill Hall, 920 15th St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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Massimiliano Fratoni is assistant professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. 202 Hill Hall

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Energy Seminar Series: Anna Erickson

November 29, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Hall, 920 15th St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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Anna Erickson is an Assistant Professor of Nuclear & Radiological Engineering in the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech. She received her MS and PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she was a NNSA’s Stewardship Science Graduate Fellow. Prior to her position at Georgia Tech, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the Advanced Detectors Group at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.  Dr. Erickson's research focuses on advanced nuclear reactor design and nuclear security and nonproliferation, connected by the…

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December 2017

Energy Seminar Series: Distinguished Lecturer James Stubbins

December 6, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Hall, 920 15th St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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James Stubbins is Willett Professor and Department Head, Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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February 2019

Nuclear Science Energy Distinguished Lecturer Mark Peters

February 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Hall, 920 15th St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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Please join us to hear Dr. Mark Peters' presentation: What is the Future of Nuclear Energy? Dr. Peters is a laboratory director at the Idaho National Laboratory and serves as a senior advisor to the US Department of Energy on nuclear energy technologies and research and development programs, and nuclear waste management. Peters was honored in 2015 as a Fellow of the Nuclear Society for outstanding accomplishments in the area of nuclear science and technology.

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March 2019

Nuclear Science and Engineering Energy Seminar Series: The Future of Nuclear Energy in a Carbon-Constrained World

March 6 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hill Hall, 920 15th St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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Free

The Future of Nuclear Energy in a Carbon-Constrained World Presented by Jacopo Buongiorno, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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May 2019

Are There Game Changers for Nuclear Waste Disposal?

May 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hill Hall, 920 15th St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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Free
Allison MacFarlane

Are There Game Changers for Nuclear Waste Disposal? Presented by Special Guest Dr. Allison M. Macfarlane Abstract: High-level nuclear waste is continuing to build up at nuclear power reactor sites around the country with no final resting place in sight. The Nuclear Waste Policy Act as amended in 1987 designated Yucca Mountain, NV as the only site to be considered. Though the Energy Department submitted a license application to construct a repository in 2008, the Obama Administration canceled these plans…

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