“Nuclear Matters” by Dr. Shivaji Seth is available at the NOVA-TV Center’s Video on Demand. To access it, go online.
Much of the public is uneasy about nuclear matters, raising concerns about safety, cost, waste and proliferation. To what extent could renewable energy sources address energy demands? Could and should nuclear energy play any greater role in meeting our challenges? This presentation will provide a basis to think about these key questions, to understand key national and international developments, and to see a possible path forward.
Seth has 50 years of diversified experiences in the nuclear engineering and safety fields which includes work in national research institutions, nuclear industry and the government. He served in senior advisory capacity for three U.S. government agencies for more than 20 years. Prior to his retirement in 2013, Seth was senior technical advisor for nuclear safety at the Department of Energy for 16 years, first at its largest nuclear site in Washington state and later at headquarters in Washington, D.C. Presently, he provides consulting and training in the nuclear field.