Dr. Albert Machiels

Fuel Material


Dr. Albert Machiels retired in June 2017 from the Electric Power Research Institute [EPRI] located in Palo Alto, California, where he was responsible for providing technical expertise on topics related to spent fuel management, fuel cycles, and advanced generation technologies. Dr. Machiels has 50 years of involvement in various fields of nuclear technology R&D, including faculty and program direction positions at several universities and EPRI. In 2012, Dr. Machiels received a Lifetime Achievement Award for his numerous technical contributions to nuclear technology. He holds Chemical and Nuclear Engineering degrees from the Université of Liège, Belgium and a PhD degree in Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.