Penn Hosts Energy Roundtable With Bernard Bigot, High Commissioner to the French Atomic Energy Commission

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604November 20, 2008


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WHAT:

The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania is hosting an energy roundtable with speakers Bernard Bigot, high commissioner to the French Atomic Energy Commission, and Arnold Thackray, chancellor of the Chemical Heritage Foundation.

The French Atomic Energy Commission focuses on managing nuclear waste and designing fourth-generation, more efficient nuclear reactors as well as looking at materials that may use reactors for producing hydrogen and synthetic hydrocarbons.

The discussion will focus on nanoscale materials, devices and simulations that may impact nuclear- and alternative-energy technologies and opportunities to develop institutional partnerships and exchange.

WHEN:

Friday, Nov. 21, noon-1:30 p.m.

WHERE:

Raisler Lounge, 2nd Floor, Towne Hall, 220 S. 33rd St.


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