Rodney C. Ewing, MS, PhDSenior Fellow at FSI; Frank Stanton Professor in Nuclear Security
The mineralogist and materials scientist is an expert on nuclear waste management and policy and is the chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board. He becomes the inaugural chair established with a $5 million gift from the Stanton Foundation. Read more »
CISAC, FSI Stanford News
Rod Ewing, a mineralogist and materials scientist who is an expert on nuclear waste management, will join Stanford University to focus on sustainable energy, security and environmental research at the intersection of physical science and public policy. Read more »
Stanford experts look at lessons learned from Japan crisisCISAC in the news
March 11 marked the one-year anniversary of Japan's 9.0 earthquake and the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. CISAC's experts examine what Japan and the world have learned from these catastrophic events.
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Rodney Ewing in Science magazine reviews irradiated nuclear fuel on Fukushima anniversaryCISAC in the news: Science on March 9, 2012
On anniversary of Japan's nuclear disaster, CISAC affiliate Rodney Ewing reviews in Science magazine the various nuclear fuel interactions after a meltdown.
CISAC, FSI Stanford in the news
As policymakers consider the alternative to Yucca Mountain as a repository for nuclear waste, Edward Blandford, Rodney C. Ewing, and Robert Budnitz explore in Nuclear News new standards for waste disposal. Among the key questions: should regulations require safety for a 1-million-year period? The article is based on a June workshop on the subject hosted by CISAC. Read more »