the second nuclear era

At Curio™ we believe that nuclear technology is not limited to energy, it's about prosperity for all humanity. Combining a vision for nuclear waste recycling, advanced nuclear reactors and radiomedical isotopes, Curio™ is positioning itself as a leader in the field.

Our Story

The Oxford dictionary defines curio as a rare, unusual, or intriguing object. Indeed, antique lamps, Viking spears, WWII name tags, Mughal ornaments, and a wide variety of such rare objects are curios. To us, nuclear power in all its forms is indeed a curio. The atom and its various forms of fission and bi-products are the subject of intense research, concurrent with such great developments as the microchip, the laser, and of course, manned spaceflight. But nuclear suffered a different fate. It remains unfavorable and in decline. However, this nuclear legacy still holds the promise that captivated the imagination of its long-forgotten pioneers. This curio is a result of the hard work and ingenuity of our grandfathers. It promises a revolution in energy and medicine. We sincerely believe that this curio will one day be regarded as humanity's answer to the Malthusian trap. Our purpose is to  rebrand nuclear as a means of unlocking the full potential of human ingenuity and aspiration

Meet The Team

Advisory Board

Shane Johnson

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science and Technology Innovation (DOE - NE) - Retired 2019

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Joe Grimes

Chief Generation Officer, Tennessee Valley Authority

- Retired 2019

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Dr. Laurence Miller

A member of the University of Tennessee Knoxville faculty since 1976. outstanding service award from the American Nuclear Society (ANS)

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Dr. Alex Burkart

Department of States Deputy Director of the Office of Nuclear Energy, Safety and Security.

-Retired 2020

Alan Brownstein

Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy. Chief Operating Officer. Yucca Mountain Project

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Jonathan Destler

Serial Entrepreneur, notable projects include, Opti-Harvest ($OPHV) and Loop Recycling ($LOOP)

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Dr. Allen Sessoms

An American physicist, diplomat, and academic administrator.

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Amy Roma Esq.

Global Energy Practice Leader at Hogan Lovells. Recognized as one of the Top 10 most innovative lawyers in North America

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