The recipient of 2016 Lee Hsun Lecture Series—Lee Hsun Lecture Award, chemistry professor and SSW director David Shoesmith visited the Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMR, CAS) from March 13 to 17, 2017. During the visit, Prof. Shoesmith delivered a lecture entitled “A Model for the Corrosion of Spent Nuclear Fuel, and the Release of Radionuclides, inside a Failed Waste Container”. He stated the key properties of the spent fuel which influence its reactivity and their effect on the fuel corrosion process calculated. Shoesmith also visited Southwest University of Science and Technology at Sichuan, China.
26 April 2017