UNENE R&D Workshop 2021

Industry presentations

The Culture of Innovation (keynote)
Bharath Nangia
President and CEO, NPX Innovations

The Need for Innovation to Build SMRs – and Fight Climate Change
Robin Manley
Vice President, New Nuclear Development, OPG

Going Far, Together
Christina Van Drunen
Director, S&T Strategy and Collaboration, CNL

UNENE-Industry R&D Collaboration
Carlos Lorencez
Director, Nuclear Safety & Environmental Affairs, COG

CCNS Innovation
Sabrina Nestor
Senior Manager, Centre for Canadian Nuclear Sustainability

R&D at Bruce Power
Dominique Lachance and Jason Goldberg
Bruce Power

Industrial Research Chair updates

Risk-based Life Cycle Management of Engineering Systems
Mahesh Pandey
University of Waterloo

Health Physics and Environmental Safety
Ed Waller
Ontario Tech University

Controls, Instrumentation and Electrical Systems
Jing Jiang
Western University

High Temperature Aqueous Chemistry
Peter Tremaine
University of Guelph

Research Cooperative Project updates

Student presentations

Poster presentations, Day 1
Amna Hassan (Ontario Tech), Marta Kocemba (Ontario Tech), Lekhnath Ghimire (Ontario Tech), Mustafa Ciftcioglu (Ontario Tech), Hao Sun (Queen’s), Adil Shaik (Queen’s), Vindel Ramsundar (Queen’s), Hooman Gholamzadeh (Queen’s), Adriano Yaedu (Queen’s), Yaoting Zhang (Queen’s), Amir Ghorbani (Queen’s), Maryanne Stones (Guelph)

Poster presentations, Day 2
Owen P. Purdy (Queen’s), Frank Hawkins (Queen’s), Peyman Saidi (Queen’s), Yu Luo (Western), Colin Colterjohn (McMaster), Fabiola Guido Garcia (McMaster), Karim Zongo (École Polytechnique), Aditya Kamath (Queen’s), Victor Udo-Okoro (Queen’s), Matthew Wolf, (Guelph), Mahdi Monsini (Queen’s), Touraj Ghaznavi (Toronto)

Paper presentations
Hooman Gholamzadeh (Queen’s), Garik Patterson (McMaster), Brianna Rector (Western), Aditya Kamath (Queen’s), Momal Mazher (Ontario Tech), Samantha Binkley (Guelph) – WINNER, Nima Nikpoor Badr (Queen’s), Anh Nguyen (U of T), Cuauhtemoc Reale Hernandez (McMaster), Thao Do (Western), Keyvan Ferasat (Queen’s)