Nuclear Engineering departmental colloquia, or seminars, present the opportunity for students, faculty, and guests to broaden their perspectives and challenge their thinking. The colloquia usually occur on Wednesday afternoons from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. You can view the live webcast by clicking on the webcast link on the presentation’s page.
Previous colloquium presentations are archived and can be accessed at any time from the Colloquium Archive.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Potential Impact of Advanced Cladding Materials on Reactivity Initiated Accidents in Light Water Reactors
The U.S. Department of Energy has been developing nuclear fuel and cladding candidates with potentially enhanced accident tolerance since the aftermath of the Tōhoku earthquake in 2011.
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