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Nuclear Engineering Colloquium and Webcast

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.

Where

Pasqua Engineering Building

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

When

Wednesday, 26 September, 2012

Who to contact

Contact:

Kristin England

Cost:

Free