Knowledge Gaps and Needs: Education, Research and Development, Community

Thursday, November 7, 2013, 12:45pm-1:30pm PST

Per Peterson, UC Berkeley, Chair Nuclear Engineering; Steve Krahn, Vanderbilt University, Professor of the Practice of Nuclear Environmental Engineering, Nuclear Safety and Nuclear Separations Roadmap; Marian Naranjo, HOPE (Honor Our Pueblo Existence) 

Marian Naranjo

Ms. Naranjo is Founder and Director of Honor Our Pueblo Existence (HOPE), a community-based organization located at Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, with attention focused on nuclear safety issues from Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).  She has been involved in environmental issues of concern for 20 years, as LANL is located within her pueblo’s ancestral homelands, a place that is Sacred to Pueblo People.  She is a mother of four and grandmother of seven, and life time traditional potter. She comes from the well-known Naranjo family of Santa Clara potters.Read more

Per Peterson

Per F. Peterson holds the William and Jean McCallum Floyd Chair in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of California and performs research related to high-temperature fission energy systems, as well as studying topics related to the safety and security of nuclear materials and waste management. He was appointed in February 2010 as a member of the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future and co-chaired its Reactor and Fuel Cycle Technology Subcommittee with Senator Pete Domenici.  He has served as a member or chair of numerous advisory committees for the...Read more

Steven L. Krahn, PhD

Dr. Krahn is Professor of the Practice of Nuclear Environmental Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Vanderbilt University.  Immediately prior to coming to Vanderbilt, he served in U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Safety & Security in the Office of Environmental Management (EM). He performs research and serves on the management board as part of the Consortium for Risk Evaluation and Stakeholder Participation (CRESP) in the areas of nuclear and environmental risk assessment and risk management and the insertion of...Read more

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