corvallis, oregon

GKC July 18-19 2015
Gearing up!

da Vinci Days 2016 Keynote Address

Friday, July 15th, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30)

The Whiteside Theater, 361 SW Madison Ave, Corvallis


Daniel T. Ingersoll

Director, Office of Research Collaborations
NuScale Power, LLC


STEM to Steam: The evolution of nuclear power

Dr. Ingersoll will step through the century-long process, from the discovery of the nucleus and neutrons to the operating nuclear power plants we have today, then discuss future directions in nuclear power. There will be time at the end for Q&A with the audience.


Dr. Daniel Ingersoll is Director of the Office of Research Collaborations for NuScale Power. He joined NuScale in January 2012 to coordinate and develop R&D partnerships between NuScale and universities, laboratories and industry.

Prior to joining NuScale, he was Senior Program Manager for the Small Modular Reactors Research and Development Office at Oak Ridge National Laboratory where he served as National Technical Director for the U.S. Department of Energy's Small Modular Reactor program. He also led the DOE Grid-Appropriate Reactor program and represented ORNL in the International Reactor Innovative and Secure (IRIS) consortium. During his 35 years at ORNL, he led several ORNL research organizations conducting radiation transport modeling, reactor shielding experiments and reactor physics analysis in support of advanced reactor development, advanced medical therapies, and defense applications.

Dr. Ingersoll received a BS degree in Physics from Miami University in 1973 and a PhD in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1977. He is a Fellow of the American Nuclear Society and author of the recently published book, Small Modular Reactors: Nuclear Power Fad or Future?