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Ep 407: Nolan Hertel - Professor Emeritus, Georgia Institute of Technology

Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy

Release Date: 06/05/2023

Ep 425: Carlo Wolters - CEO, Elektriciteits Produktiemaatschappij Zuid-Nederland show art Ep 425: Carlo Wolters - CEO, Elektriciteits Produktiemaatschappij Zuid-Nederland

Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy

1) Carlo’s educational background and his early start in coal gasification, as well as a desire to travel internationally 2) The biggest lesson Carlo learned from being exposed to a wide variety of energy assets and different modes of operation 3) How the nuclear industry can learn from the best practices of other industries, as well as the different lens Carlo brought to his first experiences in nuclear 4) The nuclear energy landscape in the Netherlands and a deep dive into how its momentum will continue to increase in the coming years

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Ep. 424, Next Generation Titans: Will Shackel, Nuclear for Australia show art Ep. 424, Next Generation Titans: Will Shackel, Nuclear for Australia

Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy

1) Will’s journey learning about nuclear energy in Australia and his founding of Nuclear for Australia 2) A discussion of why Australia should lift the ban on nuclear energy, nuclear submarines, and a letter to the Prime Minister 3) What Will has learned as a 17-year-old founder and his strategies for advocacy and debate 4) Will’s vision for the future of nuclear energy, how to support Nuclear for Australia, and an important message for those interested in nuclear energy  

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Ep. 423, Next Generation Titans: Natalie Cannon, Georgia Institute of Technology show art Ep. 423, Next Generation Titans: Natalie Cannon, Georgia Institute of Technology

Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy

1) Natalie’s last minute switch from film to STEM - How she settled on nuclear engineering 2) An exploration of manufacturing techniques, finding mentors, and invaluable pieces of advice 3) Natalie’s research and a dive into neutron noise, criticality, and robots 4) Celebrating past accomplishments and looking toward what younger generations can help achieve in the future

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Ep. 422, Next Generation Titans: Kaylee Cunningham, Massachusetts Institute of Technology show art Ep. 422, Next Generation Titans: Kaylee Cunningham, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy

1) Kaylee’s decision between computer science and nuclear engineering, her current Ph.D. project, and why it’s okay to change your mind 2) How Kaylee became Ms. Nuclear Energy on Tik Tok and what drives her to spread information about nuclear energy 3) How nuclear energy is received on Tik Tok, Kaylee’s audience, and what you might find on Kaylee’s Tik Tok page 4) The advice Kaylee would give to someone entering the nuclear industry and how she would like to see the industry evolve in the near future

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Ep. 421, Next Generation Titans: Paris Ortiz-Wines, Stand Up for Nuclear show art Ep. 421, Next Generation Titans: Paris Ortiz-Wines, Stand Up for Nuclear

Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy

1) How Paris got her start in nuclear and began the mission of learning more about energy through research and activism 2) The fight to stop the shutdown of nuclear plants and how this culminated in the effort to save Diablo Canyon 3) How resilience and weekly meetings lead to the government’s reconsideration of Diablo Canyon 4) What Stand Up for Nuclear is currently working on and where Paris sees nuclear going in the future

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Ep 420: Charles Oppenheimer - Founder, Oppenheimer Project show art Ep 420: Charles Oppenheimer - Founder, Oppenheimer Project

Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy

1) How Charles’ first appearance on Titans of Nuclear opened doors into the world of nuclear energy investment 2) Nuclear energy as a bipartisan issue, as well as when Charles first began to form his own opinions on the subject 3) An impressive exploration of the Oppenheimer Project, a family movie screening of Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer, and a visit to the set of the movie 4) A window into what the nuclear industry could look like in the near future

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Ep 419: Eli Dourado - Senior Research Fellow, The Center for Growth and Opportunity show art Ep 419: Eli Dourado - Senior Research Fellow, The Center for Growth and Opportunity

Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy

1) Eli’s international upbringing and how it came to influence his interests and career 2) A deep dive into supersonic airplanes, international standards, and startups 3) How The Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University came to be and what the focuses are 4) An exploration of the potential great stagnation, demonstrating leadership through innovation, and influence

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Ep 418: Juan Pedro van Hasselt - CEO, Pacific Andean Nuclear Power Services show art Ep 418: Juan Pedro van Hasselt - CEO, Pacific Andean Nuclear Power Services

Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy

1) Juan Pedro’s background and the moving experiences and principles that have propelled him during an impressive career 2) The story behind Pacific Andean Nuclear Power Services, its mission, and where “PAM Power” is going in the future 3) How different countries might collaborate towards a common goal of nuclear development 4) An exploration of what the future of nuclear could look like in South America

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Ep 417: Igor Pioro - Professor, Ontario Tech University show art Ep 417: Igor Pioro - Professor, Ontario Tech University

Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy

Igor’s background, his proximity to Chernobyl, and how this all shaped his impressive career in nuclear An exploration of currently operating reactors A deep dive into the world of Supercritical Water Reactors Looking toward the reactors of the future  

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Ep 416: Armando Nava-Dominguez - Technical Lead, SCWR Gen IV Project, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories show art Ep 416: Armando Nava-Dominguez - Technical Lead, SCWR Gen IV Project, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy

1) Armando’s experience at university, his interest in thermalhydraulics, and how both of these things propelled him into his current position at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories 2) A technical deep dive into some facets of the Supercritical Water Cooled Reactor technology 3) Why the SCWR is being overlooked in the face of numerous other advanced reactor technologies 4) The chemical and mechanical processes of the SCWR and a look inside the world of those who study the technology - What are the popular opinions?

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More Episodes

1) Nolan’s upbringing in a “small town in Texas,” where he got his Ph.D., and how it led him to several of the passion projects of his career

2) His current work, as well as his recent retirement, and how he may still contribute to the nuclear industry as a Professor Emeritus

3) What Nolan thinks is the most significant discovery in nuclear technology over the course of his career, as well as how it has impacted the industry

4) What advice Nolan would give to someone starting out in the nuclear industry based on his experience and perspective