William D. Magwood, IV — Panel

Event Date: December 6, 2018
Speaker: William D. Magwood, IV
Speaker Affiliation: Director-General, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)
Billancourt, France
Sponsor: Nuclear Engineering
Time: 2:45-3:45 p.m.
Location: Herman & Heddy Kurz Atrium, ARMS
Contact Name: Marsha Freeland
Contact Phone: +1 765 49-45341
Contact Email: mjfreeland@purdue.edu
Priority: Yes
School or Program: College of Engineering
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Nuclear Energy: 150 Years from Now

The panel will discuss how nuclear energy will impact humanity in the near future and beyond. Discussions will be centered around the application of nuclear energy toward Purdue’s Giant Leaps sesquicentennial campaign themes, namely; Space Exploration, Artificial Intelligence, Health & Longevity, and Sustainable Economy & Planet.


Suzanne Jaworowski, Senior Advisor, Office of Nuclear Energy, U.S. Department of Energy


  • William D. Magwood, IV, Director-General, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency
  • Timothy K. Hanley, Senior Vice President, Operations Support, Exelon Generation
  • Therese Griebel, Associate Director for Strategy, NASA Glenn Research Center
  • Lefteri Tsoukalas, Professor, School of Nuclear Engineering, Purdue University
  • Sophie Weidenbenner, Senior, Student Ambassador, School of Nuclear Engineering, Purdue University