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Prof. William J Nuttall CPhys FInstP FRSA

Prof. William J Nuttall CPhys FInstP FRSA

Professor of Energy, The Open University
Bill Nuttall is Professor of Energy at The Open University, based in Milton Keynes. He a trustee and Fellow of Hughes Hall, a college of Cambridge University. He is also a Non-Resident Fellow at The Payne Institute for Public Policy at Colorado School of Mines, USA. Professor Nuttall's career has taken him from experimental physics (PhD MIT USA 1993) and post-doctoral research at Keele University and Birmingham University to technology policy with an emphasis on energy policy. Key to that transition was his Fulbright scholarship to MIT (1987-1988). From 2007 to 2012 he worked on matters of science policy for the Institute of Physics in London. Subsequently he was Lecturer and later Senior Lecturer at the University of Cambridge, where he launched the MPhil in Technology Policy for the Cambridge-MIT Institute. He moved to the OU in October 2012. He has extensive policy advice experience for the UK Government and international institutions. He is the author, or editor, of 10 books including most recently Nuclear Renaissance ' Second Edition published by the Taylor and Francis group in June 2022.