Nuclear Energy Futures CDT Cohort 1

 
NameProjectSupervisor(s)UniversityCo-sponsor
Mercedes Baxter-Chinery (Outreach rep) Durability of Mg-Si-hydrate-based cements from brucite Prof Luc Vandeperre and Dr Hong Wong Imperial College Imperial College
Dominic Brennan Multi-objective optimisation capability for heterogeneous fuel assemblies Dr Geoff Parks University of Cambridge Frazer-Nash Consultancy
Tristan Calvet Analysis of creep-fatigue crack growth behaviour in W-Eurofer97 brazed joints Dr Catrin Davies Imperial College UKAEA
Aaron Chote ZrO2-corrosion-layers and their grain boundary networks Dr Katerina Marquardt and Dr Mark Wenman Imperial College Imperial College
Jamie Davidson (Outreach rep) Advanced shielding materials for next-generation nuclear fusion power reactors Dr Sam Humphry-Baker Imperial College Tokamak Energy
Todd Freeman Influence of microstructure on the diffusivity of hydrogen in advanced steels Dr Enrique Galindo-Nava University of Cambridge Rolls-Royce
James Hargreaves Effects of nuclear fusion plasma excursions on Eurofer-97 components Dr Ross Springell University of Bristol University of Bristol
Edmund Jones Analysis and interpretation of creep-fatigue growth behaviour Dr Catrin Davies Imperial College EdF Energy
Josh Langcaster Fast efficient modelling of hydride reorientation Dr Mark Wenman Imperial College Rolls-Royce
Fabio Martini Advanced composite nuclear fuels for enhanced performance and accident tolerance Dr Simon Middleburgh and Dr Michael Rushton Bangor University Bangor University
Chris Morris (Cohort rep) Characterising creep crack growth behaviour in austenitic steel weldments Dr Catrin Davies Imperial College EdF Energy
Kene Nwegbu Next generation fluid flow solver for nuclear reactors Prof Chris Pain Imperial College Jacobs
Megan Owen Corrosion of advanced nuclear fuel alloys Dr Simon Middleburgh and Dr Michael Rushton Bangor University Bangor University
Dimitris Samaras An investigation of corrosion and leaching of carbide fuels in a GDF setting Prof Tom Scott University of Bristol RWM
Cameron Sanderson Welded joints behaviour in high-temperature reactors Prof Chris Truman University of Bristol EdF Energy
Gareth Stephens Advanced nuclear fuel research for next generation reactors Dr Simon Middleburgh and Dr Michael Rushton Bangor University Jacobs
Tan Zi Liang Predictive modelling of nuclear reactor systems Dr Eugene Shwageraus University of Cambridge Singaporean Nuclear Research and Safety Initiative
Jack Wilson Advanced alloy development for a new generation of nuclear fuel Dr Simon Middleburgh and Dr Michael Rushton Bangor University NNL
If you would like to contact any of our students, please e-mail j.tate@imperial.ac.uk in the first instance.
Cohort 1