Professor Robin Grimes: The UK nuclear renaissanceEvent
- 18:00, 2 June 2014
- Lecture Theatre 1025 on our new Boldrewood Campus
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We are pleased to announce that Professor Robin Grimes, Professor of Materials Physics at Imperial College, will be visiting the University as part of our Distinguished Lecture series.
About the speaker
Professor Robin Grimes is a nuclear energy specialist, currently Professor of Materials Physics at Imperial College. He has been Director of the Imperial Centre for Nuclear Engineering at Imperial College, London, since 2008 and became Director of the Imperial College Rolls Royce University Technology Centre in Nuclear Engineering in 2010. He is also Principal Investigator of the Research Council’s UK Nuclear Fission Champion consortium Project.
Professor Grimes has advised the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee’s inquiry into nuclear research requirements, and was part of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) which provided official advice on the 2011 Fukushima disaster. He has considerable experience of high-level international work with HMG, including overseas missions to Vietnam, Malaysia and Japan.