International Conference
on Nuclear Engineering®

Novotel London West, London, England

July 22 - 26, 2018

July 23 - 26, 2018





Invited Speakers

Chris Mudrick

Chris Mudrick
Senior Vice President Northeast Operations and
Chief Operating Officer, CENG
Exelon Nuclear

Chris is responsible for the oversight of Exelon’s Northeast nuclear facilities, Calvert Cliffs, James A. FitzPatrick, Nine Mile Point, and R.E. Ginna, which together produce 5,300 megawatts of clean, reliable energy. Exelon’s 14 nuclear facilities in total generate more than 22,000 megawatts of zero-carbon electricity. Exelon Nuclear is the third largest nuclear fleet in the world and the largest in America with nearly 20 percent of the nation’s nuclear generating capacity.

Professional History

Chris has more than 30 years of progressive experience in plant operations in support of nuclear power stations, including his current responsibilities in Exelon Nuclear. Prior to his current position, Chris was the Senior Vice President Mid-Atlantic Operations for the Exelon Nuclear Sites: Limerick, Peach Bottom, Oyster Creek, and Three Mile Island. Previous positions include the Sr. Vice President Operations Support, Site Vice President and Plant Manager Limerick Generating Station.


Chris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University. He was licensed by the NRC as a Senior Reactor Operator at Limerick. In 2008, he completed the Exelon Leadership Institute at Northwestern University. Chris completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program in 2015. He is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Pennsylvania and is a member of the American Nuclear Society.


Ken Canavan
Chief Technology Officer, Global Technology Services

Ken Canavan is the chief technology officer (CTO) for Westinghouse Electric Company. He has strategic responsibility to drive next-generation technology and innovation solutions that align with the company’s global business strategy, and leads the effort to strengthen Westinghouse with regard to technology leadership development.

Previously, Ken served as director, Engineering, for Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). While at EPRI, he turned industry needs into compelling research and development plans. These plans resulted in solutions to improve the safety and performance of the global nuclear fleet.

Prior to his work at EPRI, Ken was responsible for risk applications at Data Systems and Solutions, ERIN Engineering and Research, and GPU Nuclear. He also was a safety analysis engineer with Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Ohio (USA).

Canavan has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, with a nuclear engineering minor, from Manhattan College, New York.