Institution of Mechanical Engineers IMechE

Annual PSG Lecture - Nuclear Energy for the 21st Century

26 September 2013

This lecture, given by Professor Andrew Sherry from Manchester University's Dalton Nuclear Institute, explores nuclear energy within a low carbon world, manufacturing and operational challenges for existing reactor designs as well as research challenges for future reactor systems.



Professor Sherry is Director of the Dalton Nuclear Institute at The University of Manchester which was awarded a Queen's Anniversary Prize for its internationally renowned research and skills training for the nuclear industry in 2012. He moved to Manchester as Director of the Materials Performance Centre, following 20 years in the nuclear industry where he led R&D in the field of structural integrity. Professor Sherry works closely with industry and government and is a member of the UK's Nuclear Industry Council. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.

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: Professor Sherry is Director of the Dalton Nuclear Institute at The University of Manchester which was awarded a Queen's Anniversary Prize for its internationally renowned research and skills training for the nuclear industry in 2012. He moved to Manchester as Director of the Materials Performance Centre, following 20 years in the nuclear industry where he led R&D in the field of structural integrity. Professor Sherry works closely with industry and government and is a member of the UK's Nuclear Industry Council. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.

Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes