Dr. Nicolas Waeckel


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 was Chairman of the international Nuclear Fuel Industry Research program (NFIR) from 2001 to 2022 and was member of the HALDEN Board (Halden Reactor Project) from 2008 to 2020 and of the Studsvik Cladding Integrity Project (SCIP) Board of Management from 2004 to 2020. Nicolas has a PHD and a post-PHD Thesis on Structural Mechanics. He retired from EDF in 2020.