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SINDRI researcher awarded UKRI Fellowship

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Dr Emilio Martínez-Pañeda of Imperial College London has been awarded a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship, which aims to develop the next wave of world-class research and innovation leaders in academia and business. This scheme provides up to seven years of support for Dr Martínez-Pañeda’s project ‘New Phase Field Models for Unravelling Multi-Physics Material Degradation Challenges’ (NEWPHASE).… Continue reading

Report calls for more R&D into material degradation

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A new report has called for co-ordinated action to address the significant degradation challenges that affect performance, operational life, and sustainability of nuclear power plants. The ‘Degradation in structural materials for net-zero’ report presents the results of a landscaping exercise conducted by the Henry Royce Institute and Frazer-Nash Consultancy, supported by the Institute of Corrosion. It… Continue reading

RAEng award for SINDRI researcher

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Dr Emilio Martínez-Pañeda of Imperial College London has been named as one of five winners of the RAEng Engineers Trust Young Engineer of the Year competition. We're delighted to announce our five Young Engineers of the Year for 2021 – researchers, entrepreneurs and professional engineers who have demonstrated outstanding success in their fields: https://t.co/qpS8c7HtBi #RAEngAwards… Continue reading

IOM3 award for SINDRI researcher

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Dr Ed Pickering of the University of Manchester, has been awarded the Grunfeld Memorial Award & Medal at the IOM3 2021 Awards. Ed is a Senior Lecturer in Metallurgy and a Co-Investigator in the SINDRI programme. He specialises in the characterisation of phase transformations and processing-microstructure-property relationships in steels. Much of his work concerns alloys and… Continue reading

£7.6 million funding to develop cutting-edge digital technology for nuclear power generation

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A consortium of academic and industrial experts will join forces to develop the digital technology required for a step-change in the design, fabrication, and in-service assessment of nuclear power plant components. £2.4 million has been awarded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), matched by £3.4 million… Continue reading