Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical Engineering

Senior Lecturer



+44 (0)20 7594 7053m.eaton




659City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Research Interests

Dr Eaton's research interests encompass: uncertainty quantification, random processes, random noise, radiation transport in multiphase materials, high performance computing (HPC), GPUs and multicore distributed computing algorithms, nuclear reactor physics, radiation shielding, nuclear criticality safety assessment, nuclear security and safeguards, fissile liquid modelling, Generation IV NPP technology, SMR NPP technology, computational radiation transport (CRT), computational fluid dynamics (CFD), severe accident and nuclear safety, nuclear design optimisation, artificial neural networks (ANN), low source start-up and power ascension and radionuclide transport.

  • £1.228 million Rolls-Royce Modelling and Analytics Project
  • £1.44 million grant from EPSRC in the field of reactor physics
  • £580K grant from the Royal Academy of Engineering for Uncertainty research
  • £406K grant from Babcock and Wilcox TSG (Medical Isotope Production System: MIPS)
  • £34K EU FP7 grant: NURISP (NUclear Reactor Integrated Simulation Project)
  • EU FP7 grant: GoFASTR (Gas cooled FAST Reactor)
  • £52K EU FP7 grant THINS: Thermal Hydraulics of Innovative Nuclear Systems)
  • £132K EPSRC grant MBASE
  • £105K EPSRC grant: Technology for Nuclear Safety
  • £110K EngD EDF R&D France
  • £110K EngD EDF Energy UK
  • £110K EngD Babcock and Wilcox TSG
  • £110K EngD National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL)
  • £40K EngD AWE
  • £110K EngD Serco