Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology


Lecture Nuclear Startup CEO (27 Mar 2018, 4:00p.m.)

Title: Save the World with New Nuclear Technology

Date: March 27, 16:00

Place: N7-1 Doosan Lecture Room (Rm4401)

Speaker: Leslie Dewan (CEO, Transatomic Power)


- Co-founder and CEO of Transatomic Power

- 30 under 30 (Times, MIT Technology Review, Forbes)

- A Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum

- A member of the board of trustees, MIT

- B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering, MIT






<Introduction of Speaker>

Dr. Leslie Dewan is a co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Transatomic Power, a nuclear reactor design company based in Cambridge, MA, that is developing the next generation of sustainable nuclear power plants. Leslie received her Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from MIT, and also holds S.B. degrees from MIT in mechanical engineering and nuclear engineering. Before starting her Ph.D. she worked for a robotics company in Cambridge, MA, where she designed search-and-rescue robots and equipment for in-field identification of biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons. Leslie has been awarded an MIT Presidential Fellowship and a Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship. The National Geographic Society named her to its 2015 class of Emerging Explorers. She is the youngest member to serve on the MIT Corporation, MIT’s board of trustees, and was named a TIME Magazine "30 People Under 30 Changing the World," an MIT Technology Review "Innovator Under 35," and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. 




Contact Information: Eunah Lee ( / +82 42 350 3802





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