Paul Wilson

Program / Dept 1
Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Program / Dept 2
Engineering Physics
Short Research Description

Software tools for policy-driven analysis of future nuclear energy technology options, assessing economic, sustainability and security impacts of different nuclear futures.

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Undergrad Major:
Applied Science (Engineering Science)
Grad Major:
Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics
Significance:
From an environmental perspective, nuclear energy offers benefits of reduced environmnetal emissions, but unresolved issues w.r.t. management of solid hazardous wastes. My research considers this trade-off and others in assessing nuclear energy policy options.