Martin Van Haltern – ABWR Program Manager Westinghouse LLC, spoke at the ANS Connecticut Section Speaker Meeting on May 13th, 2012. His presentation, entitled “Fukushima – A Technical Status Report 2 Months after the Event” was well received by a record crowd of over 70 people!
There has been much coverage of this event in the news media; some accurate and some not so accurate. This presentation was a technical overview of what we currently know about this event and also what we don’t yet know.
Martin Van Haltern is a Westinghouse engineer with 30 years of experience in the design of nuclear reactors who in currently involved in the development of the Advanced BWR.