Robert Hargraves has written articles and made presentations
about the liquid fluoride thorium reactor and energy cheaper than coal – the only
realistic way to dissuade nations from burning fossil fuels. His presentation “Aim High” about the technology and
social benefits of the liquid fluoride thorium reactor has been presented to
audiences at Dartmouth ILEAD, Thayer School of Engineering, Brown
University, Columbia Earth Institute, Williams College, Royal Institution, the
Thorium Energy Alliance, the International Thorium
Energy Association, Google, the American Nuclear
Society, and the Presidents Blue Ribbon Commission of America’s Nuclear Future.
With coauthor Ralph Moir he has written articles for the American
Physical Society Forum on Physics and Society: Liquid Fuel Nuclear Reactors (Jan
2011) and American Scientist: Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors (July 2010).
Robert Hargraves is a study leader for energy policy at
Dartmouth ILEAD. He was chief information officer at Boston
Scientific Corporation and previously a senior consultant with Arthur D. Little.
He founded a computer software firm, DTSS Incorporated while at Dartmouth
College where he was assistant professor of mathematics and associate director
of the computation center.
He graduated from Brown University (PhD Physics 1967) and Dartmouth College (AB Mathematics and Physics 1961).