Meet The Team
Our expert team sets us apart. BUFFF is home to world-class scientists and engineers with interests in novel nuclear fuels.
Dr MJD Rushton
Michael is a senior lecturer with interests in the atomic scale modelling of materials.
Prof W Lee
Bill is a Sêr Cymru professor of materials and extreme environments.
Dr RS Springell
Ross is a lecturer on the Bristol MSc in Nuclear Science and Engineering.
Dr C Corkhill
Claire holds a Chair in nuclear material degradation, working in the Immobilisation Science Laboratory at the University of Sheffield.
Prof TJ Abram
Tim Abram is a Professor of Nuclear Fuel Technology at the University of Manchester.
Dr J Turner
Joel is a lecturer in Nuclear Fuel Technology. He teaches on fuel and fuel cycle courses, reactor physics and on Generation IV reactor systems at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Dr PS Makurunje
Phylis bring a wealth of ceramic materials manufacture knowledge and experience to the group.
Dr R Mohun
Ritesh’s research focusses on developing novel materials and investigating material behaviour in extreme environments.
IT & Computing
Sam is BUFFF’s resident computer-based research technician and IT generalist.
David completed his MChem in 2016 at Bangor University and has a background of 4 years within the chemical industry.
Dr J T Prabhakar
John has successfully built complex systems operating under ultra-high vacuum.
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