Professor Neil Hyatt

Professor of Radioactive Waste Management at the University of Sheffield


Neil is Professor of Radioactive Waste Management at the University of Sheffield, supported by a Royal Academy of Engineering and Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Research Chair. He is also the Director of the Immobilisation Science Laboratory at The University of Sheffield and a co-Director of the EPSRC sponsored Nuclear First and Next Generation Nuclear Centres for Doctoral Training.

 

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, and the behaviour of actinides in the environment. He has served as an IAEA technical expert and provided advice and guidance to radioactive waste management organisations in the UK and overseas.