• 27 Feb

    Evening Lecture February – Nuclear energy: the dreaming reality

    Engie Offices – Bld. Simon Bolivar 34, 1000 Brussels

    Nuclear energy: the dreaming reality

    by Prof. Damien Ernst (Université de Liège, Belgium)

    In this talk, we will discuss the future of nuclear energy in a world where competition with renewable energy is becoming increasingly fierce and where immense technological advances offer new opportunities for the nuclear industry.

    About the speaker

    Damien Ernst received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in engineering from the University of Liège, Belgium, in 1998 and 2003, respectively. He is currently Full Professor at the University of Liège, where he is affiliated with the Montefiore Research Unit. His research interests include electrical energy systems and reinforcement learning, a subfield of artificial intelligence. He is also the cofounder of Blacklight Analytics, a company developing intelligent software solutions for the energy sector. He has co-authored more than 300 research papers and two books. He has also won numerous awards for his research and, among which, the prestigious 2018 Blondel Medal. He is also regularly consulted by industries, governments, international agencies and the media for its deep understanding of the energy transition.

    Timing

    6:30 p.m.: Evening Lecture
    7:15 p.m.: Questions & Answers
    7:30 p.m.: Cocktail
    9:00 p.m.: End

     

    Registration policy

    Early-bird registrations received before Monday 24/02/2020 are guaranteed, and confirmed by e-mail that day in the morning.

    Later registrations are registered until Thursday 27/02/2020 in the early morning, but might not be accepted if the maximum capacity is exceeded. Priority is given to BNS members should this occur. Notification is given before noon that day.

     

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