Presentations

 

GEORGIA TECH
NE 50TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION CELEBRATION
FOUNDING OF THE SCHOOL OF NUCLEAR ENGINEERING 1962
 
 
 
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012
7:30Registration & Coffee (Atrium Klaus Bldg - GIT)
 
SYMPOSIUM ON THE FUTURE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY
Room 1116 Klaus Bldg - GIT
8:20Welcome to NE 50th Celebration, LogisticsWeston Stacey, Georgia Tech
8:30Welcome to Georgia TechPresident G.P. "Bud" Peterson, Georgia Tech
 
Nuclear Energy in the Near-Term
Moderator: F. Rahnema - GIT
8:45Vogtle 3 & 4 New BuildPeter Ivey - Southern Company
9:15Westinghouse SMR ProgramThomas Kindred - Westinghouse Electric Company
9:35PRISM: The Nation's First Small Modular ReactorEric Loewen, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy
9:55Small modular reactor -- Vendor perspectiveAli Azad, The Babcock & Wilcox Company
10:15NuScale: Expanding the Possibilities for Nuclear EnergyDaniel Ingersoll, NuScale Power LLC
10:35Overview of TVA's Small Modular Reactor ProgramPeter Gaillard, Tennessee Valley Authority
 
10:55Coffee Break (Atrium Klaus Bldg - GIT)
 
Closing the Nuclear Fuel Cycle
Moderator: B. Petrovic - GIT
11:10Nuclear Fuel CyclePeter Lyons - Department of Energy
11:40Fast Reactor Development: Motivation, Challenges, and Key AdvancesHussein Khalil, Argonne National Laboratory
12:10Westinghouse's Holistic Approach to the Nuclear Fuel CycleThomas Congedo, Westinghouse Electric Company
12:40Industrial Perspective for Closing the Fuel CyclePaul Murray, AREVA
 
1:10Lunch (Atrium Klaus Bldg - GIT)
 
Nuclear Energy in the Near-Term
Moderator: T. Coleman - AREVA
2:00Nuclear Energy: Safe, Clean Power for the FuturePeter Lyons (Keynote Speaker), Department of Energy
2:30A Regulatory View of Nuclear EngineeringTim Echols, Georgia Public Service Commission
 
2:45Coffee Break (Atrium Klaus Bldg - GIT)
 
Nuclear Energy in the Future
Moderator: W. Stacey - GIT
3:00Magnetic Fusion Energy - Prospects and ChallengesMickey Wade, General Atomics
3:30The ITER ProjectBrad Nelson, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
4:00From ITER to Fusion PowerWeston Stacey, Georgia Tech
4:30Materials for Advanced Fission and Fusion ReactorsSteven Zinkle, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
 
5:15Bus to Georgian Terrace (or 15-20 minute walk)
6:00Reception (Georgian Terrace Hotel, 659 Peachtree St)
7:00Banquet (Georgian Terrace Hotel, 659 Peachtree St)William Wepfer, Georgia Tech
Bus to Hotels and Campus (or 15-20 minute walk)
 
 


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2012
8:00Breakfast (Atrium - Klaus Bldg GIT)
 
COLLOQUIUM ON HISTORY & CONTRIBUTIONS OF NE AT GEORGIA TECH
Room 1116 Klaus Bldg - GIT
8:50Welcome, LogisticsNolan Hertel, Georgia Tech
9:00Welcome to Georgia TechSteve Cross, Georgia Tech
 
History of NE at Georgia Tech
Moderator: W. Stacey - GIT
9:15Founding & History: School of Nuclear Engineering (1962-2012)Geoffrey Eicholz, Georgia Tech Emeritus
9:45History of the Georgia Tech Research ReactorNolan Hertel, Georgia Tech
10:15Introduction & Remarks by Former Directors of School of Nuclear EngineeringWeston Stacey for Bill Harrison, Lyle Roberts, Lynn Edward Weaver
10:45Introduction & Remarks by the "First Graduates"Waverly Graham, Joe Johnson, Bob MacDonald, Ty Robin
11:15NRE & MP Programs & Faculty Research TodayFarzad Rahnema, Georgia Tech
 
11:45Group Photo (front steps of Klaus Bldg)
12:00Lunch (Atrium - Klaus Bldg GIT)
 
Georgia Tech Contributions to NE
Moderator: N. Hertel - GIT
Room 1116 Klaus Bldg - GIT
Alumni & Former Faculty Presentations
1:00Georgia Tech Health Physics ProgramJohn Poston, Texas A&M University
1:30Korean Nuclear Fusion ProgramMyeun Kwon, Korean Nat Fusion Research Institute
1:50Nuclear Power TodayKyle Turner, McCallum-Turner
2:10Future of Radiological Risk AssessmentJohn Till, Risk Assesssment Corporation
 
2:30Coffee Break (Atrium - Klaus Bldg GIT)
 
2:50A Lifetime of LearningFrank Tsakeres, NWI Consulting LLC
3:10Teaching Nuclear Fuel Cycle & DesignAlfred Schneider, Georgia Tech Emeritus
3:30Army Contributions to HP and NEGreg Komp - GK Technical Services
3:50Beginning of an Amazing JourneyKeri Robinson, Noblis
4:10"Open Mike" Remarks from Alumni, Faculty, and Students
 
5:00Wrap upWeston Stacey, Georgia Tech
5:10Adjourn
5:30 - 7:00Mixer (Einstein's, 1077 Juniper St.)