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Jeff Lyash

President & CEO
Tennessee Valley Authority

January 14, 2022

7:30-8:30 a.m. (EST)

UT Outreach Center in Oak Ridge & on Zoom
Jeff Lyash

Hybrid Friday Meeting Details:

Virtual Attendees (Please Register):

To participate in the meeting via Zoom, register for this and future upcoming Friday meetings with the link below:
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In-Person (Registration not Needed):

Meetings are held in the UT Outreach Center in Oak Ridge. Attendees are no longer required to wear masks but may do so at their discretion.
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ETEC Meeting Sponsor

Thank you to Retirement Planning Services for sponsoring the Friday morning meetings in January.
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Meeting Sponsorships Available

ETEC has 2022 meeting sponsorships available. The cost is $750 per month and the benefits are listed below. To see the months available and to purchase this great promotional opportunity for your organization, click here.
  • Verbal recognition of sponsorship by the ETEC Chairperson at weekly meetings
  • Advertisement with logo on meeting slides at weekly meetings
  • Opportunity to speak for 3 minutes during one weekly meeting during the month
  • Logo ad with a link to your website in ~4 weekly newsletters per month
  • Logo with link to your website on the events page of the ETEC website


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Upcoming ETEC Friday Meetings

January 21 - Dr. Matthew Mench, Dean, UTK Tickle College of Engineering
January 28 - No ETEC: 2022 Regional Legislative Breakfast
February 4 - ETEC 2021 Annual Meeting and Awards Celebration

Local Events

Jan 14 - TSBDC: Startup Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs
Jan 18 - Knox Chamber, KEC, Innov865: Angel Investing Series
Jan 19 - DOE OSDBU & ORNL: Virtual Forum
Jan 20 - U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) Initiative Webinars
Jan 25 - PTAC: Oak Ridge Small Business Innovation Conference
Jan 25 - Knox Chamber: Talent Redefined – Leveraging Internships in Your Organization
Jan 28 - 2022 Regional Chambers' Legislative Breakfast

ETEC's 2021 Annual Meeting & Awards Celebration

Join us for the ETEC Annual Meeting to hear Adam DeMella speak. Adam is the leader of global government affairs for GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy. The event will take place on Friday, February 4, 2022, 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. at the Hilton Knoxville Airport. Click here or on the image below for more information and to RSVP.
Annual Meeting 2021 invite - with speaker details


Babu Appointed UTK Senior Advisor for Research and STEM Workforce Development Initiatives

Suresh Babu has been appointed senior advisor for research and STEM workforce development initiatives at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in a role that will focus on strategic investments in research and development and curricular innovations aimed at preparing a 21st-century STEM workforce.

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Ultra Safe Nuclear Licenses ORNL Method to 3D Print Advanced Reactor Components

A novel method to 3D print components for nuclear reactors, developed by DOE's ORNL, has been licensed by Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation. USNC will incorporate this method to boost their mission to develop and deploy nuclear-based, energy-generating equipment that is safe, commercially competitive, and simple to use.

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Ultra Safe Nuclear Licenses ORNL Method to 3D Print Advanced Reactor Components

Y-12 Celebrates Innovative Tech Accomplishments

Consolidated Nuclear Security recently celebrated innovations at Pantex and Y-12 during FY 2021. The personnel behind nine inventions and five patents were recognized in a combined virtual ceremony. The invention disclosures filed ranged from environmental and electrical load controllers, to diagnostic tools, sensors, and unique material processes.

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Y-12 Celebrates Innovative Tech Accomplishments


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