Dan Meneley


Ph.D. (1963) - Imperial College, University of London, England
Reactor Physics specialty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering

DIC (1960) - Imperial College, University of London, England
Nuclear Engineering diploma

B.E. (1958) - University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
Civil Engineering (with Great Distinction)


International Nuclear Energy Academy (Chairman 1998-2000) - 1996 to present
Canadian Nuclear Society- 1978 to Present, President 2006-07
Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario- 1973 to Present
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society- 1967 to Present
American Nuclear Society- 1965 to Present


Currently Adjunct Professor, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Acting Dean, Faculty of Energy Systems & Nuclear Science

CANDU Owners’ Group
Director, CANTEACH program - January 2002 to January 2007

Atomic Energy of Canada Limited
Chief Engineer - February 1995 to October 1999
Representative, Shanghai Office- September 1997 to October 1999
Senior Advisor, Marketing and Sales - October 1999 to October 2001
Engineer Emeritus - October 2001 to Present

Annual conference, May 24, 2010.

"Nuclear Energy in this Century, A Bird in the Hand"

This presentation reviews the past half-century of nuclear energy from one person’s point of view, fully recognizing likely errors in fact and perception. It also takes a look at the coming 50 years of our enterprise. The future will demand a lot from nuclear technology, given the decline in the availability of cheap fossil fuels and the expected rising need for energy. We can supply safe and reliable energy for thousands of years, if such is necessary. Uncertainty remains in the short term regarding the support of the people and of the governments who serve them.

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