Projects

Under the umbrella of the Indo-UK Civil Nuclear Network, work is in progress on a broad range of projects, covering diverse and exciting scientific fields. As of April 2017, the Indo-UK Civil Nuclear Collaboration comprised the following research grants:

  • “Design and Maintenance of Nuclear Safety Systems for Life Extension (DaMSSLE)”. PIs: John Andrews, University of Nottingham, Roger Smith, Loughborough University. India institutions: BARCIGARC.
  • “Smart on-line monitoring for nuclear power plants (SMART)”. PIs: Jiamei Deng, Leeds Beckett University, Victor Becerra, University of Portsmouth. India PI: Gopika Vinod, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.
  • “Fundamental Properties of Thoria Based Mixed Oxides”. PI: Robin Grimes, Imperial College. India PIs: B. K. Dutta, G. K. Dey, Ashok Arya, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.
  • “Effect of Zr on the microstructure of corrosion resistant ODS steels”. PI: Chris Grovenor, Oxford University.
  • “Sustainability and Proliferation Resistance Assessment of Open Cycle Thorium-Fuelled Nuclear Energy”. PIs: William Nuttall and Geoff Parks, University of Cambridge. India PI: P. D. Krishnani, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.
  • “From Processing to Simulated In-Reactor Performance of Zr Cladding”. PI: Michael Preuss, University of Manchester.
  • “Atomistic modelling and experimental verification of vitrified matrices for waste encapsulation”. PI: Roger Smith, Loughborough University. India PIs: J.G. Shah, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, K. Joseph, IGCAR.
  • “Grace Time: Developing methods to predict passive cooling following reactor faults”. PIs: Simon Walker, Imperial College, Michael Fairweather, University of Leeds. India PI: D. K. Chandraker, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.
  • “Premature, oscillation-induced critical heat flux”. PI: Simon Walker, Imperial College.
  • “Thermal Hydraulics for Boiling and Passive Systems”. PIs: Simon Walker, Imperial College, Michael Fairweather, University of Leeds. India PI: P. K. Vijayan, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.
  • “Indo-UK Civil Nuclear Network”. PI: Simon Walker, Imperial College.
  • “Glass-Ceramics: Damaging Bubble Formation”. PI: Karl Whittle, University of Liverpool.