Arjun Makhijani

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Arjun Makhijani is a nuclear engineer who is president of the anti-nuclear organization, the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research.[1][2] Makhijani has written reports analyzing the safety, economics, and efficiency of various energy sources.

Education[edit]

Makhijani has a Ph.D. (Engineering), from the University of California, Berkeley, where he specialized in nuclear fusion.[3]

Publications[edit]

Arjun Makhijani has written publications analyzing the safety, economics, and efficiency of various energy sources, including nuclear power and renewable energy sources such as wind power and solar energy. He was also the principal author of the first overview study on Energy and Agriculture in the Third World[4] (Ballinger 1975). He was one of the principal technical staff of the Ford Foundation Energy Policy Project, and a co-author of its final report, A Time to Choose.[5]

Awards[edit]

In 1989, Dr Makhijani received The John Bartlow Martin Award for Public Interest Magazine Journalism[6] of the Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, with Robert Alvarez; was awarded the Josephine Butler Nuclear Free Future Award in 2001;[7] the 2007/2008 Jane Bagley Lehman Award for Excellence in Public Advocacy[8] by the Tides Foundation.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Clayton, Mark (2011-03-14). "Japanese nuclear reactor update: Amid signs of progress, new problems". The Christian Science Monitor. "There should be much more attention paid to the spent-fuel pools," says Arjun Makhijani, a nuclear engineer and president of the anti-nuclear power Institute for Energy and Environmental Research.
  2. ^ Davidson, Keay (1998-07-20). "Activists: Super-laser may bring tiny nukes". San Francisco Chronicle. ...says a report by physicist Arjun Makhijani and his colleague Hisham Zerriffi. They work at a leading anti-nuclear think tank, the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research in Takoma Park, Md.
  3. ^ IEER Program Staff Profiles
  4. ^ "Energy and Agriculture in the Third World" Archived October 25, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "A Time to Choose" Archived October 25, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ John Bartlow Martin Award Archived 2009-04-08 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ DC Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Committee Archived January 29, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ 2007/2008 JBL Award Archived August 10, 2008, at the Wayback Machine

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