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Korea Economic Institute of America Presents:

North Korea Builds a Light Water Reactor: A Trip Report by Dr. Siegfried Hecker

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Event Date

November 23rd 12:00pm - 12:00am EST

Event Description

Dr. Siegfried Hecker reported on his recent trip to North Korea where he was shown the construction site for a new 100 Megawatt (thermal) Light Water Reactor at the Yongbyon Nuclear facilities. He was joined by his colleague, Bob Carlin, in a presentation of their findings. The program was moderated by Ambassador Jack Pritchard and Ms. Nicole Finnemann who provided additional comment on their visit to Pyongyang and the LWR site a week prior to Dr. Hecker’s visit.

Read Dr. Hecker’s report here: http://cisac.stanford.edu/publications/north_koreas_yongbyon_nuclear_complex_a_report_by_siegfried_s_hecker/