Leslie is a co-founder and Chief Scientist of Transatomic Power, a nuclear reactor design company developing safe and environmentally-friendly nuclear power plants. She received her Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from MIT in 2013. Leslie has worked for a robotics company in Cambridge, MA, where she designed search-and-rescue robots and equipment for in-field identification of biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons.
Talk – Save The World With Nuclear Power
There are many barriers, to broader adoption of nuclear power – including negative public perception. Leslie will be talking about what changes might be coming in the future of nuclear power generation. New people, with new technology, are figuring out how to use nuclear engineering to save the world.