An injection of new talent into tokamak operations around Europe comes about thanks to EFDA’s goal-oriented training.
While others caroused during the Christmas – New Year break, the Shift Techs and Incident Response Officers were on duty 24 hours a day.
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 [...]
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 [...]
After almost four years as EFDA leader, Jérôme Paméla took on the role of Director at Agence ITER France (CEA) on January 1st, 2010.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Chairmen of Fusion Materials and vice-Chairpersons of MHD, Transport and Diagnostics Topical Groups are appointed
At its 35th meeting, held in Riga on 25-26 October 2007, the EFDA Steering Committee approved the setting-up of 4 EFDA Topical Groups covering the areas of diagnostics, MHD, transport and fusion materials. The chairman of the Diagnostics Topical Group (Mr T. Donné, FOM), the MHD Topical Group (Mr P. [...]