Energy Seminar: Rod Ewing: Reset of U.S. Nuclear Waste Management Strategy and Policy

Monday, March 12, 2018

4:30 pm

NVIDIA Auditorium, Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center Map

Sponsored by:
Precourt Institute for Energy

Rod Ewing is the Frank Stanton Professor in Nuclear Security and a Co-Director in the Center for International Security and Cooperation in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and a Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences in the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences. Ewing’s research focuses on the back-end of the nuclear fuel cycle, mainly nuclear materials and the geochemistry of radionuclides with application to permanent geologic disposal. He is the past president of the International Union of Materials Research Societies. Ewing has written extensively on issues related to nuclear waste management and is a co-editor of Radioactive Waste Forms for the Future (1988) and Uncertainty Underground – Yucca Mountain and the Nation’s High-Level Nuclear Waste (2006). He received the Lomonosov Medal of the Russian Academy of Sciences in 2006. In 2012, he was appointed by President Obama to chair the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board, which provides scientific and technical reviews of the Department of the Energy’s programs for the management and disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. He stepped down in 2017.

When:
Monday, March 12, 2018
4:30 pm – 5:20 pm
Where:
NVIDIA Auditorium, Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center Map
Admission:

Free and open to all.

Tags:

Environment Engineering Seminar Science 

Audience:
General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends
Contact:
energyseminar@stanford.edu
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