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Materials for Nuclear and Extreme Environments
The Materials for Nuclear and Extreme Environments research group was established in late 2017 with the generous support of the Sêr Cymru programme. As a core part of Bangor University’s Nuclear Futures Insititute our primary focus concerns the development of nuclear materials however we are materials scientists at heart and maintain general research interests spanning ceramics, metals, glasses and everything in-between.
Meet the Team
The group is led by Professor. Bill Lee who is Sêr Cymru professor of materials in nuclear energy and extreme environments. Bill is a joint appointment with Imperial College London where he is also Co-Director of the Institute of Security Science and Technology (ISST) and Chair in Ceramic Science and Engineering.
Honorary and visiting Academics
Prof. John Idris Jones
John Idris Jones is an honorary professor in the group. He is Chair of the Snowdonia Enterprise Zone and was previously Engineering Manager at the Magnox station at Wylfa.
Prof. Laurence Williams OBE FREng FIMechE FNucI
Laurence Williams is a visiting professor in the group. His interests lie in safety and regulation. Laurence was previously Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Nuclear Installations.