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Modelling and Simulation of Nuclear Fuels

Track Chair: Giovanni Pastore

Idaho National Laboratory, USA

Giovanni Pastore, PhD, is a research and development scientist at Idaho National Laboratory (INL), where he leads the Engineering Scale Nuclear Fuel Analysis team.

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Co-Chair: Carole Valot

Commissariat à l'énergie atomique, France

Carole Valot is PhD in Material Science, CEA International Expert, Scientific assistant of the Fuel Research Department (CEA Nuclear Energy Division).

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Co-Chair: Andrew Prudil

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, Canada

Andrew completed his PhD and post-doctoral studies at the Royal Military College of Canada where he studied nuclear fuel under supervisors Brent Lewis and Paul Chan.

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Invited Speaker: Gérald Jomard

Commissariat à l'énergie atomique, France

Gérald Jomard is a Research Scientist and Head of the Nuclear Fuels Multiscale Modelling laboratory in the Nuclear Fuels Study Department of CEA in France.

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Invited Speaker: Michael Welland

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, Canada

Mike Welland is a Research Scientist and Head of the Mesoscale and Transport Methods Section at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, and an Adjunct Professor at the Royal Military College of Canada.

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Invited Speaker: Brian Wirth

University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA

Brian Wirth is Governor’s Chair Professor of Computational Nuclear Engineering in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which he joined in July 2010.

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