Ep. 163 - Akira Tokuhiro, Ontario Tech University


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In this episode, we discuss...

  • How Akira Tokuhiro’s interest in race car design inspired him to study nuclear engineering
  • Research for the Japanese sodium cooled fast reactor
  • How nuclear energy safety culture and public risk perception compares to other industries
  • Responsibilities of being a director and licensed operator of a university experimental reactor
  • Safety challenges of graphite-moderated nuclear reactors
  • How the nuclear industry united to address the accident at Fukushima
  • Benefits of NuScale Power’s small modular reactors (SMR’s)
  • Akira’s development of a new Bachelor of Technology in Sustainable Energy Systems at Ontario Tech University

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