Bio: Dr. Nick Touran is the Deputy Manager of Nuclear Design at TerraPower where he has worked on advanced reactor development programs since 2009. He specializes in fast-neutron reactor physics and core design, and is the architect of TerraPower’s open-source reactor analysis automation system, called ARMI. His research interests include economical nuclear power, nuclear development history, multi-objective optimization, fuel cycle analysis, data-centric engineering process, and computer science. He also runs the public education website whatisnuclear.com, where he produces the content and runs the servers. He holds a Bachelor of Science and Engineering, a Master of Science and Engineering, and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in nuclear engineering.