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A leading researcher from the Japan Atomic Energy Agency visits CIMNE

The leading researcher at the Development Group for Thermal-Hydraulics Technology of the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), Dr. Susumu Yamashita, visited CIMNE on January 16th, 2017.

From left to right: Prof. Michele Chiumenti, Dr. Susumu Yamashita, Prof Eugenio Oñate and Dr. Alessandro Franci

The objective of the visit of Dr. Yamashita was to discuss about the application of the Particle Finite Element Method (PFEM) for the simulation of nuclear severe accident and to create the bases of a fruitful collaboration between CIMNE and JAEA.

The meeting was attended by the director of CIMNE, Prof. Eugenio Oñate; the group leader of the Industrial Processes Group at CIMNE, Prof. Michele Chiumenti; and Dr. Alessandro Franci, a member of the Structural Mechanics Group.