Posted on Wednesday 20 February 2013 by ASGARD

There are two summer schools planned within ASGARD project. The first summer school (named Winterschool 2013 "Fabrication methods & Irradiation performance") was held on 29 – 30 January 2013 at NRG, Petten, The Netherlands.

Winterschool 2013 was joint effort of 7th FP EURATOM projects FAIRFUELS and CINCH.

There were 27 participants on the first day and 35 on the second day of the Winterschool.

Invited speakers were: 

Hans Widegren, Westinghouse  - Industrial fuel manufacturing course 


Manuel Pouchon, PSI  - Sol gel methods & advanced sphere-pac fuel fabrication


Sébastien Picart, CEA  - The resin process for making oxide and carbide microspheres 


Ralph Hania, NRG  - Irradiation studies and post-irradiation examinations of advanced fuel materials 

The Winterschool's second day included visit to NRG labs and Decommissioning and Waste Treatment facility.


The Winterschool was followed by the 2nd regular ASGARD Project Meeting, which took place on January 31 - February 1.


ASGARD Project
Christian Ekberg

Nuclear Chemistry Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Chalmers University of Technology
S-412 96 Göteborg

Tel: +46-31-7722801
Fax: +46-31-7722931



ASGARD project has received funding from the European Atomic Energy Community's 7th Framework Programme (FP7 2007-2011) under grant agreement No. 295825

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