Richard K. Lester

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Richard K. Lester

Richard Lester is Japan Steel Industry Professor and Head of the Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he is also the faculty chair and founding director of the Industrial Performance Center. His research focuses on local, national, and international systems of innovation, with an emphasis on the energy and manufacturing sectors. He is also active in research and teaching on nuclear technology management, innovation, and control. More

 


 

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Can we solve the energy problem without nuclear power?
AAAS 2014 Annual Meeting — Chicago, February 15, 2014 Download pdf

Nuclear power: Fading away or powering up?
Here & Now — NPR, July 8, 2013 Listen

The most important innovation challenge we face
The Science Show — Australian Broadcasting Corporation, April 20, 2013 Listen

How should we deal with nuclear waste?
Wall Street Journal, April 11, 2013 Read discussion

In the war against climate change, look to the states
Boston Globe op ed by Richard K. Lester, January 27, 2013 Download pdf

How to innovate energy innovation
An MIT Enterprise Forum book chat on iTunes Listen

 

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