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Nuclear engineering - the next generation, Cardiff

  • Lecture
  • Cardiff
  • 09 May 2018
  • 17:30 - 19:30
Nuclear engineering - the next generation, Cardiff

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Kazuhiro Yoshikawa, Client ABWR Technical Adviser, Horizon Nuclear Power and Sarah Jones, UK Specialist for Civil Engineering, Ext Hazards & Nuclear Regulation will be giving the presentation.

This evening lecture provides an insight into the Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (ABWR) technology designed by Hitachi-GE Nuclear Electric Ltd. The UK ABWR successfully achieved generic design acceptance by the UK's Regulators in December 2017. The ABWR is the chosen technology for the proposed Wyfla Newydd nuclear power station, which is to be built by Horizon Nuclear Power Ltd.

This talk will include.

  • Introduction - describing Hitachi Nuclear Energy and Hitachi-GE– location, skills, size and presence in the UK.
  • The Hitachi-GE ABWR Technology – the ABWR design development and basic operation of the reactor etc.
  • The UK ABWR – Successful completion of the generic design assessment and the regulatory requirements
  • Wylfa Newydd ABWR – civil engineering aspects of the site specific design, including external and internal hazards, safety classification, seismic design.
  • Q&A.

This lecture is open to members and non-members. Light refreshments will be served at 5.30 before the lecture, which will start at 6.00pm

Speakers

Kazuhiro Yoshikawa, Client ABWR Technical Adviser, Horizon Nuclear Power

Kazuhiro Yoshikawa

Kaz is seconded to Horizon Nuclear Power Ltd from Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe Ltd as Client Technical Adviser. He has over 20 years of experience in ABWR Nuclear Island System engineering.

Previously, he was UK ABWR GDA project manager in Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, and also responsible for mechanical engineering aspect of Wylfa Newydd ABWR design for 2 years. Prior to the project manager role, He was responsible manager of Nuclear Island System engineering team for both domestic and international Hitachi-GE's ABWR/BWR fleets.

Sarah Jones, UK Specialist for Civil Engineering, Ext Hazards & Nuclear Regulation

Sarah Jones

on behalf of Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe Ltd. CTA Team for Horizon Nuclear Power.

Sarah Jones is a chartered civil engineer with 30 years experience in heavy civil engineering structures She works within the Client ABWR Technical Adviser group which supports Horizon Nuclear Power. She has worked on the ABWR project for 4 years, mainly on the generic design assessment and now is helping to transfer that to site specific design for Wylfa Newydd. Sarah previously worked as a Nuclear Safety Inspector for the Office for Nuclear Regulation.

Event venue

Cardiff School of Engineering
Prince Philip lecture Theatre (N4/07)
The Parade
Cardiff
Cardiff CF24 3AA
United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Felicity White

e: felicity.white@ice.org.uk
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