Regis Matzie

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Regis Matzie is a consultant to the international nuclear industry and works extensively with the U.S. DOE. He was formerly Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Westinghouse Electric Company. His 35-year career has dealt with the development of advanced commercial nuclear systems and fuel cycles. Dr Matzie is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and retired as a Captain in the Naval Reserves.

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Small Modular Reactors: A Call For Action

by William J. Madia , Regis Matzie , Gary Vinevia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, July 6, 2015

The US Small Modular Reactor (SMR) effort is at a critical juncture. SMRs offer a new approach to a familiar energy technology, one with significant environmental, energy security, and international strategic advantages. Despite industry support and a successful start to government licensing programs, a number of interrelated economic challenges remain.