The Kronos Fusion Energy Podcast

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By: Priyanca Ford

Welcome to the Kronos Fusion Energy Podcast, your premier source for the latest in fusion technology and sustainable energy innovations. Dive into the heart of fusion energy with us, exploring breakthroughs and challenges in this transformative field. Meet the visionaries reshaping our energy landscape and uncover the potential of clean, limitless power.Each episode brings you closer to the science fueling our future, from plasma physics to global energy solutions. Perfect for professionals, enthusiasts, or anyone invested in our planet's future, this podcast is your guide to the revolutionary world of fusion energy.Join our journey towards a sustainable and...

Magnetic Futures : Ruben Fair on Pioneering Fusion's Cutting Edge
#7
05/14/2024

In this episode, we feature Ruben Fair, a Board Advisor at Kronos Fusion Energy and a leading expert in magnet design and magnetic shielding. With a career spanning over three decades, Ruben's experience is rooted in both industrial and research-based roles. He has led significant projects at Oxford Instruments, General Electric Power Conversion, and Jefferson Laboratory, contributing to the design and operation of superconducting magnets, hydro generators, and other groundbreaking technologies.

Ruben's profile : https://www.linkedin.com/in/rubenfair/

Ruben on research gate : https://www.researchgate.net/scientific-contributions/Ruben-J-Fair-2052422318

Today, Ruben plays a...


Magnetic Futures : Ruben Fair on Pioneering Fusion's Cutting Edge
#7
05/13/2024

In this episode, we feature Ruben Fair, a Board Advisor at Kronos Fusion Energy and a leading expert in magnet design and magnetic shielding. With a career spanning over three decades, Ruben's experience is rooted in both industrial and research-based roles. He has led significant projects at Oxford Instruments, General Electric Power Conversion, and Jefferson Laboratory, contributing to the design and operation of superconducting magnets, hydro generators, and other groundbreaking technologies.

Ruben's profile : https://www.linkedin.com/in/rubenfair/

Ruben on research gate : https://www.researchgate.net/scientific-contributions/Ruben-J-Fair-2052422318

Today, Ruben plays a...


From MIT to Kronos: Carl Weggel's Path to Fusion Innovation
#6
04/28/2024

In this episode, we talk with Carl Weggel, a central figure at Kronos Fusion Energy and the lead designer of our patented S.M.A.R.T. Fusion Generators. Carl has over fifty years of experience in tokamak and fusion generator design. We discuss his journey from working with the legendary Dr. D. Bruce Montgomery at MIT on the Alcator 'C' tokamak to his role as Chief Scientist at Kronos.

Carl's Profile

Dr. Carl Weggel on Linkedin

Carl shares his thoughts on the challenges and rewards of fusion energy, the significance...


Nuclear Insights with Martin Owens : A Deep Dive into Advanced Reactor Technology
#5
04/28/2024

In this episode of the Kronos Fusion Energy Podcast, I'm joined by Martin Owens, our Chief Strategy Officer and Board Advisor. With over 35 years of experience in advanced nuclear reactors and project management, Martin brings a wealth of knowledge to our team. Currently, he's a Senior Director at Los Alamos National Laboratory, leading capital project execution. Before joining Kronos Fusion Energy, Martin was the EPC Director at GE Hitachi, where he managed nuclear reactor and fuel development programs.

Martin Owens' Profile

Martin's journey into nuclear energy started with an unexpected job at BWXT Nuclear Operations...


Material Science Meets Fusion : Insights from Paul Weiss at Kronos Fusion Energy
#4
04/28/2024

In this episode of the Kronos Fusion Energy Podcast, I'm joined by Paul Weiss, our Chief Material Scientist and Board Advisor. Paul is a distinguished nanoscientist and material science expert with a career marked by groundbreaking achievements. He has co-authored over 400 research publications, holds more than 40 patents, and has been recognized with numerous prestigious awards. Currently affiliated with UCLA, Paul was the Fred Kavli Chair in NanoSystems Sciences and served as the director of the California NanoSystems Institute.

Paul's profile at UCLA "https://www.chemistry.ucla.edu/directory/weiss-paul-s/

We discuss Paul's journey from his...


Fusion's Frontiers : Dr. Gerald Kulcinski's Aneutronic Vision
#3
03/20/2024

Excited to share our latest Kronos Fusion Energy Podcast episode featuring Dr. Gerald Kulcinski, a visionary in fusion energy and a distinguished member of our team as a Board Member and Plasma Systems Engineer. With over fifty years at the helm of aneutronic fusion research, especially with helium-3, Dr. Kulcinski embodies the spirit of innovation that drives us at Kronos Fusion Energy.

In this episode, we delve into Dr. Kulcinski's extraordinary journey, from his foundational role at the Fusion Technology Institute to his pioneering work with our Kronos S.M.A.R.T. (Superconducting Minimum-Aspect-Ratio...


The Art of Innovation: Jon Greenwood's Technology Journey
#2
03/18/2024

In this enlightening episode of the Kronos Fusion Energy Podcast, we sit down with Jon Greenwood, a trailblazer in the technology industry and the visionary CTO at Kronos Fusion Energy. Discover Jon's unique journey from artist and musician to leading the charge in fusion technology development. He shares his insights on blending creativity with technology, the evolution of software development, and the future of clean energy.

Delve into Jon's transformative contributions to Kronos Fusion Energy and his perspective on driving innovation in fusion energy for a sustainable future. Tune in to be inspired by Jon's story of...


Building Tomorrow - The Bob Weggel Fusion Frontier & his 40-Tesla Fusion Energy Magnet System
#1
03/17/2024

Dive into the dynamic world of fusion energy with 'Building Tomorrow: The Bob Weggel Fusion Frontier.' Join renowned fusion energy expert Bob Weggel as he explores the latest developments, challenges, and breakthroughs in the field. Each episode, At Kronos Fusion Energy, Bob Weggel is the lead designer of our 40-Tesla Magnet System. This system is essential for Aneutronic Helium-3 Fusion.

Bob and a roster of distinguished guests from the worlds of science, technology, and industry unpack the complexities of fusion energy, its potential to revolutionize our energy systems, and the journey towards a sustainable future. Get...