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2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
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Next for nuclear: Energy arbitrage
Can nuclear power plants prosper in the grid of 2030 or 2035, when new wind and solar farms will make electricity prices even more volatile? Can plants install energy storage that will help them keep running at full power, 24/7, to ride out times of surplus and sell their energy only when prices are high?
Mathematics & Computation (M&C) 2021 Speaker
Chris Fryer got his B.A. in Mathematics and Astrophysics at UC Berkeley in 1992 and PhD in Astronomy at the University of Arizona in 1996. After a post-doctoral fellowship at UC Santa Cruz, he joined Los Alamos National Laboratory in 2000, first as a Feynman Fellow and then as a staff scientist. His work encompasses a broad range of LANL programs and academic studies, but he has primary focused on modeling laboratory radiation-flow experiments and astrophysical transients. For his work in astrophysics including the first 3-dimensional models of core-collapse supernovae, he was named an APS and AAAS fellow. His combined work led to him being named a LANL fellow and receiving the E.O. Lawrence award. He is currently the chair of the APS Division of Astrophysics unit.
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