Dr Karl Whittle will be joining the School of Engineering
Dr Karl Whittle will be joining the School of Engineering as a Professor of Nuclear Engineering in September 2015.
Dr Whittle will join us from the University of Sheffield where he has been Senior Lecturer in Nuclear Materials sinnce 2012. Previously he was a research leader at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO). His research focusses on the effects of radiation damage, how it can be ameliorated and materials designed for the next generation nuclear reactor technologies, both fission and fusion based. He held postdoctoral research positions at the Universities of Sheffield, Cambridge and Bristol.