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Introduction - Mission

NUCLIC - the name is a contraction of "Nuclear Innovation Consultancy" - is an independent company dedicated to its mission: "to support and promote the peaceful and innovative application of nuclear energy technology".

NUCLIC was formally created and registered 1. April 2016, as main structure to organise research, investigation, analysis, review, reporting and related consultancy activities in the area of expertise, by founder Jim Kuijper and (future) associates. Although formally established only quite recently, NUCLIC accumulates many years of experience in nuclear reactor physics, nuclear technology and related fields, as is also illustrated by the list of publications and presentations.

NUCLIC works with and for a growing number of partners and clients. We are eager to work with you and your organisation to provide solutions for your problems and research questions, in accordance to our mission.

Since 4. May 2017 Jim Kuijper and NUCLIC have become member of Nuclear-21.

Dr.ir. J.C. Kuijper (Jim)

Founder, senior consultant & reactor physics expert

Jim Kuijper M +31 (0)6 4022 9728

E kuijper@nuclic.nl




Jim Kuijper received a PhD in nuclear reactor physics from Delft University of Technology (Delft, NLD) in 1992. His PhD work comprised the investigation of the properties of a novel nuclear reactor design with gaseous fuel (so, a Gaseous Core Fission Reactor) by means of computer simulation. Since then he reverted to more "standard" nuclear systems with the Energy Research Foundation ECN and the Nuclear Research & Consultancy Group NRG in Petten, the Netherlands, until 2014. In 2015 he initiated NUCLIC (Nuclear Innovation Consultancy). In May 2017 he also joined Nuclear-21.

His main field of expertise includes nuclear reactor physics, space-time reactor kinetics, reactor dynamics, reactor safety, criticality safety, uncertainty assessment and computer code development for various nuclear reactor systems, in which he has been active both as researcher and project manager. From 2006 until 2009 he was the coordinator of the PUMA project ("Plutonium and Minor Actinide Management in Thermal High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactors") within the EURATOM 6th Framework Program.

Jim has been a member of the Reactor Safety Committee of the Petten research site (NLD) for over 20 years, advising the managements of NRG, ECN as well as EURATOM/JRC-IET, on reactor physics and criticality safety aspects of the nuclear installations at the site. Also he has been active as teacher/course developer of reactor physics, kinetics and criticality safety for over 18 years (since 1995) and as Liaison Officer for the Netherlands for the IAEA International Nuclear Information System (INIS) since 2008.