Professor Neil Hyatt

Head of Department of Materials Science, University of Sheffield


Neil is Professor of Radioactive Waste Management at the University of Sheffield, Head of Department of Materials Science, and lead for civil nuclear energy research at The University of Sheffield.

At the University of Sheffield, his research has focused on the conditioning of radioactive wastes and fissile materials, the performance of waste packages in storage and disposal, advanced accident tolerant nuclear fuel fuels and their recycle, and nuclear forensics and security. He has served as an IAEA technical expert, provided advice and guidance to radioactive waste management organisations in the UK and overseas, and was a member of the original NIRAB between 2014 and 2016.