[Global Hot Spots Lecture Series] Michael Corradini to Speak on the Future of Nuclear Power in the U.S.

The popular Global Hot Spots Lecture Series will continue on Friday, May 6, 2011 with an update on the situation at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor in Japan, and discussion of the future of nuclear power in the U.S. by Michael Corradini.

This free lecture is open to all, and will be held from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in Grainger Hall, room 2080 (not the Pyle Center).

Professor Michael Corradini
Professor Michael Corradini

Professor Corradini is a mechanical and nuclear engineer with research interests centered primarily in thermal hydraulics and multiphase flow. He emphasizes the areas of reactor operation, reactor safety, reprocessing, and recycle and risk assessment. He is chair of the Energy Institute faculty governance committee and the director of the UW-Madison College of Engineering’s Wisconsin Institute of Nuclear Systems (WINS).

About Global Hot Spots Lecture Series
This monthly series focuses on topics of worldwide importance and local interest. Join Madison-area learners and UW-Madison faculty to go beyond the headlines and take an in-depth look at the events that are shaping our society. Along with an exciting slate of scheduled lectures, expect unique insights you can only get from renowned UW-Madison faculty. These thought-provoking lectures focus on everything from politics to faith, to nuclear weapons, the environment, and NGOs.

For more information on speakers and topics, visit the website.

For the latest updates, specific topic information, and more, visit uwalumni.com/learning. To get questions answered, email Kate Siemieniewski at ksiemieniewski@waastaff.com or call her directly at (608) 263-4508.

The 2011 Global Hot Spots Lecture Series is co-sponsored by the UW-Madison Division of International Studies and the Wisconsin Alumni Association.