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  • March 18 - 22, 2024
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Francesco Venneri

Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation

Chief Executive Officer and Founder

Dr. Venneri has more than 30 years of experience as a nuclear engineering and plasma physics specialist and holds seven U.S. and international patents on nuclear fuels, reactors, and processes. He was Chief Scientist / Project Leader at Los Alamos National Laboratories, General Atomics, and Logos Tech and is the co-inventor of FCM nuclear fuel. Dr. Venneri founded Ultra Safe Nuclear Company (USNC) in 2011 and, under his leadership, the company is successfully pioneering the concept of ultra-safe Micro Modular Reactors for global deployment. He earned a Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Illinois.

Sessions With Francesco Venneri

Monday, 6 March

  • 02:30pm - 03:00pm (CST) / 06/mar/2023 08:30 pm - 06/mar/2023 09:00 pm

    Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation | Beating the Carbon Clock with Microreactors

    Regulators and investors alike are watching the carbon clock and watching industry moves to meet looming deadlines and strain-the-balance-sheet targets. Dr. Francesco Venneri explains why industry agenda-setters – including oil & gas, petrochemical, agrichemical, and heat-intensive processes – are taking a hard look at high-temperature microreactors to increase profit and meet carbon goals.