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Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awarness Presents:
Dr. Regis Matzie
Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Westinghouse Electric Company
"Westinghouse's Advanced Reactor Portfolio - A Look to the Future"
Tuesday, July 31, 2007
117 Newberry Street, SW
Dr. Matzie has been in the commercial nuclear power industry for about 31 years, following a five year stint in the nuclear navy and five more years as a graduate student at Stanford University. He has a breadth of nuclear and technology experience and is excited about the future prospects for the industry. He was appointed to his current position in October 2001 and is responsible for all Westinghouse research and development undertakings and advanced nuclear plant development.
Previously, Dr. Matzie was responsible for the development, licensing, detailed engineering, project management, and component manufacturing of new Westinghouse light water reactors. He was also the executive in charge of Westinghouse replacement steam generator projects and dry spent-fuel-canister fabrication projects. He became a Senior Vice President in 2000, when Westinghouse Electric Company purchased the nuclear businesses of ABB. Earlier, Dr. Matzie was Vice President of Nuclear Systems for ABB Combustion Engineering (ABB CE) Nuclear Power in Windsor, Connecticut.
During his 25 years with ABB CE, Dr. Matzie held technical and management positions, including Vice President of Nuclear Engineering; Vice President of Nuclear Systems Development; Director of Advanced Water Reactor Projects; Manager of Reactor Engineering; and Manager of Analog Plants.
His career has been devoted primarily to the development of advanced nuclear systems and advanced fuel cycles, and he is the author of more than 105 technical papers and reports on these subjects.
(People who have access to a high-speed internet connection may be interested in a November 2006 podcast interview with Dr. Matzie, available at this link in MP3 format.)