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Luca Garzotti (left) and Eva Belonohy in the JET control room

EFDA trainees kick goals

An injection of new talent into tokamak operations around Europe comes about thanks to EFDA’s goal-oriented training.

Shift Tech Keith Taylor at the ready for any untoward occurrences at JET.

The eyes and ears of JET

While others caroused during the Christmas – New Year break, the Shift Techs and Incident Response Officers were on duty 24 hours a day.

Interview with Francesco Romanelli

On March 23rd, the EFDA Steering Committee appointed Francesco Romanelli to the role of EFDA Leader. For the time being, he will also remain the EFDA Associate Leader for JET. Read more about his future plans. ? Francesco, what is your strategy for EFDA? Francesco Romanelli:“EFDA should implement goal-oriented activities […]

New EFDA Leader appointed

The EFDA Steering Committee appointed Francesco Romanelli as EFDA Leader for 18 months. The Steering Committee has the overall responsibility for the EFDA activities and ensures collaboration among the contracting Parties. The EFDA Steering Committee asked him to propose a new structure for the EFDA top management to be submitted […]

EFDA Leader Jérôme Paméla takes up new assignment

After almost four years as EFDA leader, Jérôme Paméla took on the role of Director at Agence ITER France (CEA) on January 1st, 2010.

Francesco Romanelli interim capacity for EFDA, Garching

EFDA Leader Jérôme Paméla is going to leave the Garching Close Support Unit by the end of the year and take over a position as Director of Agence ITER France (CEA). Therefore the EFDA Steering Committee Chairman Prof Günther Hasinger (IPP, Germany) has asked the EFDA Associate Leader for JET […]

New Head of Research Unit in the Netherlands

Tony Donné was appointed the new Head of Research Unit of the Dutch Fusion Association (Association Euratom FOM). Tony Donné obtained his PhD degree in 1985 in the field of nuclear physics at the Free University of Amsterdam. He then moved to the FOM Institute for Plasma Physics, where he […]

New Head of Research Unit in Greece

The Steering Committee of the Association EURATOM-Hellenic Republic, at its meeting on the 29-30 June 2009, elected Prof. K. Hizanidis as Head of Research Unit of the Association. Professor Kyriakos Hizanidis graduated from the National Technical University of Athens in 1975 specialised in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. He received his […]

Introducing fusion in UN students conference

Over seven hundred high school students from all over the world got together in New York on 6-7 March for an annual student UNIS (United Nations International School) conference. The conference, whose theme this year was ‘Energy, a source of conflict’, took place in the General Assembly Hall in the […]