Professor Tony Roulstone, University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering

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Tony Roulstone established and teaches on the Nuclear Energy Masters programme in the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge. His research interests are the economics and safety of nuclear power with a focus on Small Modular Reactors. He is leading several SMR research projects in the UK.

He was a visiting Professor of Nuclear Engineering at City University in Hong Kong 2012-2018.

He writes for the technical press on nuclear matters and is leading a group on energy storage needs for the Royal Society Working Group on Energy Storage.

He received his degree from the University of Cambridge and has spent much of his career in the nuclear and aerospace industries, starting with UKAEA working on fast reactor systems and including 20 years at Rolls-Royce where he became Managing Director of the Nuclear Group in 1992. Also, he was the Director of Engineering and Projects when the Vanguard nuclear submarines were being delivered. He has held several corporate Rolls-Royce roles in both aero-space engineering and strategic transformation.

He provides consultancy widely in the engineering, technology and services sectors and has completed several policy studies for Government on SMRs, and for politicians on business enterprise and on large-scale procurement.
He is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, an Associate Member of the Nuclear Institute. He is an independent adviser on SMR design to several companies.

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Date: 26 January 2021
Start Time: 14:00
End Time: 15:00

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Open to: Members of the University of Cambridge

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Date: 26 January 2021
Start Time: 14:00
End Time: 15:00