Dr. Nicolas Waeckel

Invited Speaker


Dr. Nicolas Waeckel has worked in the Nuclear Engineering Branch of Electricité de France (EDF) from 1984 to 2020. In 2011 he becomes EDF Corporate Expert regarding Fuel & Core safety analysis and related international R&D activities. He spent 3 years at EPRI in Palo Alto in the late 1990 as Project Manager of the Fuel Regulatory Committee of the Fuel Reliability Program. He is Chairman of the international Nuclear Fuel Industry Research program (NFIR) since 2001 and was member of the HALDEN Board (Halden Reactor Project) and of the Studsvik Cladding Integrity Project (SCIP) Board of Management. Nicolas has a PHD and a post-PHD Thesis on Structural Mechanics and heretired from EDF in 2020.