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NPRE 596 Graduate Seminar Series - Nick Touran

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Topics
academic, engineering, graduate
Sponsor
NPRE 596 Graduate Seminar Series
Virtual
Date
Sep 22, 2020   4:00 - 4:50 pm  
Speaker
Nick Touran, Deputy Manager of Nuclear Design, TerraPower
Cost
Free and Open to the Public
E-Mail
nuclear@illinois.edu
Phone
217-333-2295
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Originating Calendar
NPRE seminars

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.

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