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UWFox Hosts Presentation on 'Energy Outlook & Nuclear Power'

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The University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley is hosting, “Wisconsin in the World,” an event sponsored by the Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) Fox Valley Chapter, on Monday, March 14, in the UWFox Student Union.  Check-in for the event begins at 6:00 p.m. with a special lecture starting at 6:30 p.m., entitled, “Energy Outlook for This Decade: Prospects for Nuclear Power,” presented by Michael Corradini, Ph.D., chair of Engineering Physics and Wisconsin Distinguished Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics at UW-Madison. 

Corradini is a mechanical and nuclear engineer with research interests centered primarily in thermal hydraulics and multiphase flow. He especially emphasizes the areas of reactor operation, reactor safety, reprocessing, and recycle and risk assessment. He is chair of the Energy Institute faculty governance committee and the director of the college's Wisconsin Institute of Nuclear Systems.

He earned his B.S. from Marquette University and his M.S. and Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Individuals and organizations that have interest in sustainability, energy conservation, and the health of the environment may find Corradini’s presentation to especially be of interest.

This is a free lecture open to the public with unreserved seating. Pre-registration is requested for this presentation, and is available at www.uwalumni.com/uwforyou.  For more information, contact the UWFox Office of University Relations, 920-832-2611 or email david.hager@uwc.edu.

 

Posted 3/10/2011