Programme - Invited Speaker

Nuclear Energy
Historical Context, Recent Developments and Prospects of Nuclear R&D and Education in the UK
DR. SHWAGERAUS, Eugene
University of Cambridge
Dr Eugene Shwageraus is a Senior Lecturer at Cambridge University Engineering Department and he is currently the Course Director for the MPhil in Nuclear Energy. Prior to joining the University of Cambridge, he was the Head of Nuclear Engineering Department, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel. Dr Shwageraus’s research is focussed on physics and engineering of nuclear power reactors as well as modelling of nuclear systems to assist policy decision making.
UK nuclear energy policy
PROF. WILLIAM JAMES, Nuttall
Open University
William James Nuttall is Professor of Energy having joined the Open University in October 2012. Much of his work has focussed on technology and policy issues of energy. He has had a leading role in studies devoted to particular energy-related materials including plutonium, helium, uranium, thorium and hydrogen and much of that work is on-going. He has extensive experience of matters relating to civil nuclear energy.