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MYRRHA PhD student wins award at leading conference on reactor safety

03 June '22

A PhD student at SCK CEN, Đorđe Petrović, received a prestigious award at the FISA and EURADWASTE conference. This conference brings together more than 500 scientists every three years on the topics of reactor safety and nuclear waste management.


Congratulations to Đorđe Petrović, one of our ambitious PhD students working on MYRRHA. He received the ‘High Scientific Level and Originality of the Contribution’ award. His work is entitled ‘Investigation of a Hypothetical Core Disruptive Accident Scenario in Multi-purpose hYbrid Research Reactor for High-tech Applications (MYRRHA)’. "I am very honoured to receive this award," beams Đorđe Petrović.

Interested to read the paper?

Those wishing to consult the full paper will have to be patient for a while. His work will be published in the scientific journal 'European Physics Journal – Nuclear Science and Technology' in the autumn.

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