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Carl W. Myers (Retired, LANL, USA) 

L'incontro fa parte del ciclo 2023-24 "Past-students and Expert Webinars in Nuclear Energy", un programma di webinar sull'energia nucleare tenuti da ex-studenti unipi ed esperti internazionali.
Il ciclo è organizzato nell'ambito del progetto ENEN2plus, dell'European Nuclear Education Network.

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C. W. Myers is an applied geologist with a long-standing interest in underground space applications.  He worked for 24 years at Los Alamos National Laboratory in positions that included leader of the geology group, leader of the Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, and co-leader of Los Alamos research for the Yucca Mountain Project.  He retired in 2005 to work as an independent researcher.  He originated the concept for the underground nuclear park, a method to co-locate underground nuclear power plants and the back-end nuclear-fuel-cycle facilities supporting those power plants, as well as the concept to co-locate underground nuclear power plants with underground hydropower plants. He is a Fellow in the Geological Society of America, a member of the American Nuclear Society, and a member of the International Society of Rock Mechanics "Commission on Underground Nuclear Power Plants.”  He completed his Ph.D. in Earth Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1973 and a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the State University of Stony Brook in 1974.