GEH’s ESBWR Technical Seminar at Hanoi University of Science and Technology

GEH’s ESBWR Technical Seminar at Hanoi University of Science and Technology

On October 6th, 2014 GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy International, LLC and Hanoi University of Science and Technology organized a ESBWR Technical Seminar at C2 Seminar Room, HUST

The Seminar was organized with the precious presence of GE Hitachi delegation: Mr. Hoang Xuan Hoa- Senior Technical Manager, Mr. Christer Nils-Olof Dahlgren- Senior Application Engineer, Mr. David Hall Hinds- Engineer Manager, Mr. Scott Ernest Rasmussen- Senior Product Manager. On HUST side, Assoc.Prof. Dr. Pham Hoang Luong – Vice President, Dr. Nguyen Phu Khanh – Director of International Cooperation Department and Dr. Tran Kim Tuan – Dean of School of Nuclear Engineering and Environmental Physics and around 60 researchers, lecturers, students from various schools and research institutions attended the event.

ESBWR Technical Seminar is one of various collaborative activities between HUST and GE Hitachi which was marked by a MOU and sub-MOU Signing Ceremony (GE – HUST, GEH – HUST) in September, 2014 at HUST. Other cooperation activity in the sub-MOU in academic year 2014 – 2015 includes the creation of work experience opportunities for graduate and postgraduate students via internship programs at GEH’s facilities as an introduction to the nuclear industry and technologies, as well as general business practices and commercial concepts to enhance their professional development.

The Seminar started with an overview introduction of GE Hitachi and the development of GE Hitachi in Vietnam as well as the ESBWR Overall Flowchart with outstanding features which is the most updated evolution of nuclear reactor from GE Hitachi.

GEH experts has concentrated on the evolution features of ESBWR including the safer feature, simpler and smarter ones as well as the detailed information of this updated reactor such as ESBWR Basic Parameters; Design Attributes and Leverage, Reactor Pressure Vessel, Natural Circulation Flow, Natural Circulation, Passive Safety Systems, etc….

The Seminar also created opportunities for HUST and GE Hitachi experts to discuss the technical features of updated nuclear reactor as well as how to deal with accident. HUST strongly believes that this Seminar would support the University in updating outstanding technology and research in nuclear engineering field; improving the training program towards the University – Industry linkage trend and strengthening the close collaboration between the two partners.

About GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy

Based in Wilmington, N.C., GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) is a world-leading provider of advanced reactors and nuclear services. Established in June 2007, GEH is a part of a global nuclear alliance created by GE and Hitachi to serve the globalnuclear industry. The nuclear alliance executes a single, strategic vision to create a broader portfolio of solutions, expanding its capabilities for new reactor and service opportunities. The alliance offers customers around the world the technological leadership required to effectively enhance reactor performance, power output and safety.