Reducing the Impact of Used Nuclear Fuel from Advanced Reactors Workshop

The purpose of this workshop is for the scientific, engineering, and industry communities to provide input to ARPA-E in advance of a potential funding opportunity in this area. For this workshop, we envision bringing together a community of experts in advanced nuclear fuel cycles, UNF recycling and reprocessing, nuclear safeguards and non-proliferation, repositories, and waste forms.  We are also reaching out to experts in adjacent fields of expertise such as chemical and electrochemical processing, advanced materials, industrial engineering, etc. This is a complex interdisciplinary space and we are seeking insights as to which advanced research areas have the greatest potential to significantly reduce the impact of dispositioning wastes from advanced reactor fuel cycles.

ARPA-E Workshops are open to the public by invitation. If you are interested in participating, please send an email request with your areas of interest and your CV to

Workshop Dates:

Wednesday December 2nd and Friday December 4th
12:30pm to 5:00pm (Eastern Time)


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