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James Beall

Jim Beall (BS-Math, MBA, PE) has been a nuclear engineer for almost 50 years, beginning as a nuclear engineering officer in the US Navy. Civilian experience includes design, construction, inspection, enforcement, and assessment with a nuclear utility, an architect engineering firm, and the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC). Assignments at the USNRC included reactor inspector, safety analyst, and policy assistant to three different Presidential-appointed USNRC Commissioners while earning the agency’s Meritorious and Distinguished Service awards._x000D_
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Coauthor of Journal of the British Interplanetary Society (JBIS) paper, "Ecological Engineering Considerations for ISU's Worldship Project." Baen Books (baen.com) has published ten of his non-fiction articles:_x000D_
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- "Our Worldship Broke!"_x000D_
- "Case Studies in Handwavium"_x000D_
- "From Corvus to Keyhole -- Shipyards: Past, Present, and Science Fiction" _x000D_
- "Radium Girls of Science and Science Fiction"_x000D_
- "Grid Wars: Innovation, Feuds, Rivalry, and Revenge in the Never-ending Battle to Electrify America and the Planet"_x000D_
- “Atomic Follies”_x000D_
- “Radium Girls of Science and Science Fiction”_x000D_
- “Warships of Sea and Space – Part 1”_x000D_
- “Warships of Sea and Space – Part 2”_x000D_
- “Recycling: From Stars to Starships”

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, November 8
 

7:00pm EST

 
Saturday, November 9
 

2:00pm EST

8:00pm EST

 
Sunday, November 10
 

12:00pm EST