Participation of ONPU in the activities of the European association NU
On March 28, 2017 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, was held the 6th General Assembly of the European Association NUGENIA, which was established in 2011 to promote the development of international research programs in the field of nuclear reactors of the 2nd and 3rd generations, as well as improvement of cooperation between European academic, scientific and governmental organizations on the one hand, and industry on the other.
After the General Assembly of the NUGENIA Association, as its continuation, the annual Technical Forum NUGENIA-2017 was held from 28 to 30 March 2017, where representatives of European science reported on current and prospective scientific and technical work within the framework of the European programs.
Odessa National Polytechnic University was firstly represented on NUGENIA events by professor of Institute of Energy and Computer-Integrated Control Systems Pelykh S.M. who presented two reports at the technical forum devoted to the innovative method of minimizing the radiation contamination of the primary circuit of VVER-1000 reactor at normal operating conditions of the reactor.
During discussing the topics of the reports, prof. Pelykh S.M. established connections with scientists and officials of the European Union and discussed prospects for the creation of a consortium of European organizations for the joint development of innovative nuclear technologies guaranteeing an increase in the level of safety and efficiency of operation of nuclear reactors in Europe.
Defined that it is expedient for the representatives of our university to participate in the technical groups of the NUGENIA Association, its annual General Assembly and the Technical Forum on a regular basis.