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Radiation Damage Processes in Materials and Complex Microstructures

Track Chair: Maik Lang

University of Tennessee, USA

Maik Lang received his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Heidelberg (Germany) in 2004. He spent time as a postdoctoral researcher at the Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research (Darmstadt, Germany) and at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, USA).

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Co-Chair: Lori Walters

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, Canada

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Co-Chair: Kazuto Arakawa

Shimane University, Japan

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Invited Speaker: Greg Lumpkin

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Australia

Dr. Greg Lumpkin currently leads the Fuel and Resource Systems Program in the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Research Theme at ANSTO, Sydney, Australia. He leads fundamental research on materials for nuclear fuel and assembly, mainly in the area of accident tolerant fuels, cladding, and coatings.

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Invited Speaker: Fabien Onimus

Commissariat à l'énergie atomique, France

Fabien ONIMUS received his PhD from Ecole Centrale Paris (France) in 2003, working, in collaboration with CEA (French Atomic Energy Agency), on radiation effects in zirconium alloys used in the nuclear industry.

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Invited Speaker: Thierry Wiss

Joint Research Centre – Directorate Nuclear Safety and Security, Germany

Dr. Thierry Wiss is Senior Scientist at the European Commission, Joint Research Centre. He graduated from the University of Paris XI in 1992, he obtained his PhD degree in radiochemistry from the University of Paris XI in 1997.

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