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Nuclear Engineering Colloquium and Webcast

Wednesday, 26 September, 2012

Topic:    Risk Informing Reactor Safety

Speaker:

Joseph Giitter

Director

Division of Risk Assessment

Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Rockville, MD

Webcast:  http://www.engr.utk.edu/nuclear/colloquia

Abstract:

This presentation will provide a brief primer on probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) followed by a discussion of how PRA is used at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.  The presentation will also cover some of the recent initiatives at the NRC that involve the use of PRA information, such as the response to the Fukushima Lessons Learned, the State of the Art Reactor Consequence Analysis study, and a newly proposed regulatory framework.

Cost

Free

Venue

Pasqua Engineering Building
1004 Estabrook Drive
Room 308
Knoxville, TN 37996-2300
USA

Event Contact

Kristin England

The flagship campus of the University of Tennessee System and partner in the Tennessee Transfer Pathway.