Decommissioning robots at Lancaster University

Extreme Environments

Our multidisciplinary approach to nuclear research covers areas such as radiological and radiochemical instrumentation, robotics and process monitoring and automation. Our excellence in research in nuclear instrumentation, the nuclear fuel cycle and molten salt reactors, along with our location relative to Sellafield Ltd, Springfields Fuels Ltd and many supporting specialist companies have placed us in an internationally leading position in nuclear engineering systems. Our collective expertise in developing systems capable of operating in extreme harsh environments, such as ROVs for operation within the Primary Containment Vessels near the stricken reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, rad-hard electronics for monitoring criticality assemblies, drones and robotic systems for traversing complex unstructured environments and pipe networks inside nuclear facilities worldwide has driven advances technologies for decommissioning globally

Theme Leader

David Cheneler

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, LIRA - Advanced Manufacturing, LIRA - Biomedical, LIRA - Environmental Modelling, LIRA - Extreme Environments, Nuclear, Robotics and Control

+44 (0)1524 594578 B12, B - Floor, Engineering Building


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