Emily C. Corcoran, PhD, PEng

Assoicate Professor, Royal Military College of Canada
PhD: Nuclear Engineering, RMC, 2009
BSc: Engineering Physics, Queen's University, 2004                                  

Post Doctoral Fellows (6):

  1. E. Geiger, Thermochemical Modelling of SIMFUEL, March 2016 to April 2018.
  2. A. Sakar, Thermochemical Modelling of Nuclear Fuel Materials, January 2016 to December 2017.
  3. P. Samuleev, Nuclear Forensics. October 2015 to September 2016.
  4. A. Qui, Radiochemical Analysis, September 2015 to March 2016.
  5. G. Ferrier, SCC and Alternative Brazing Materials, December 2012 to January 2016.
  6. A. Prudil, Modelling of stress relaxation in CANDU fuel sheathing, July 2014 to January 2015.

Graduate Students - MASc/MSc/PhD (22):

  1. D. Harris (MASc), Small Modular Nuclear Reactors for Artic Applications, Started Fall 2019. *Co-supervised with G. Siemens.
  2. D. Huston (MASc), Thermochemical Studies for the Ba-Mo-O systems, Started Fall 2018.
  3. A. Lara Contreras (MASc),Thermochemical Studies for the Sr-Mo-O systems, Started Winter 2018
  4. C. Wlodarczyk (MSc-Part time), Radioactive Source Detection by deconvolution of Compton emissions, Started Winter 2016. *Co-supervised with P. Hungler.
  5. S.A. Butko (MASc-Part time), Gel based DNA dosimeter. Started Winter 2014. * Co-supervised with H. Al-Anid
  6. D. Logtenberg (MASc-Part time), Spent Fuel Heatup Following Loss of Water in a Spent Fuel Pool, Completed Feb 2019. *Co-supervised by P. Chan.
  7. J. Metzler (MASc-Part time), Design of a dynamic load apparatus for stress corrosion cracking analysis. Completed December 2018.
  8. C. Mayhew (MSc-Part time), Mo stability in oxidized UO2 fuel. Started Fall 2012. *Co-supervised with Z. He (CNL).
  9. A. Bergeron (MASc-Part time), Th-Fluoride volatility for advanced CANDU fuel cycles, Completed Septembe 2018. *Co-supervised with M.H. Piro
  10. S. White (PhD), Modelling and testing of nickel-based alternative braze materials for CANDU fuel bundles. Completed November 2017.
  11. R. Franklin (MASc), Chemical Warfare Agent Decontamination of Electronics. Completed September 2016. * Co-supervised with J. Scott.
  12. K.N. Potter (MASc), Assessment of Alternative Filler Materials for Manufacturing of CANDU Brazed Joints. Completed May 2016.
  13. A.D. Quastel (PhD), Design of instrumented loop test for defective CANDU fuel oxidation. Completed February 2016 *Co-supervised with B.J. Lewis.
  14. R.A. Barry (MASc), A Novel Synthesis and Thermodynamic Investigation of UMoO6. Completed June 2015 *Co-supervised with J. Scott
  15. L. Zhou (MSc), Radiochemical release from the combustion of contaminated vegetation at Chalk River Laboratories. Completed March 2015 *Co-supervised with D.G. Kelly.
  16. M. Tayeb (MSc), Low level detection of Sr-90 in water samples at CRL. Completed December 2015 *Co-supervised with D.G. Kelly.
  17. M.T. Andrews (nee M.T. Sellers) (PhD), Analytical methods for detecting 235U and 239Pu at the RMC. Completed December 2014 *Co-supervised with D.G. Kelly.
  18. M.J. Roeterink (MASc), MCNP modelling of personal protective equipment. Completed November 2014*Co-supervised with E.G. Dickson and D.G. Kelly
  19. K. Copeland (PhD), High Altitude Dosimetry Modelling. Competed July 2014. *Co-supervised with B.J. Lewis.
  20. M.T. Sellers (MASc), A delayed neutron counting system for the analysis of special Nuclear Materials. Completed June 2011. *Co-supervised with D.G. Kelly.
  21. T. Wood (PhD), Monte Carlo simulation and experimental testing of small field deployable DNA dosimeter response. Completed 21 April 2012. *Co-supervised with B.J. Lewis.
  22. A. Blackier (MASc), Aqueous Studies of Advance CANDU Reactor Fuel Materials. Completed 12 April 2010.*Co-supervised with W.T. Thompson.

Research Associates (12):

  1. K. Farahani, SCC mitigation experimentation, Sept 2012 to Present.
  2. T. Mumby, Radiochemical Analysis Manager, October 2015 to September 2016.
  3. S. Tricky, Radiochemical Analysis Assistant. October 2015 to September 2016.
  4. E. Livermore, Radiochemical Analysis Technician. November 2015 to January 2016.
  5. J. Allen, Radiochemical Analysis Technician. September 2015 to November 2015.
  6. W.T. Thompson, FACT modelling of brazing systems, November 2012 to March 2015.
  7. J. Shaw, Design of a LABVIEW control system for the DLA, July 2013.
  8. S. Bissegger, Gamma irradiation of pharmaceuticals, April 2012 to August 2012.
  9. B. Pollack, Be-Brazing Replacement Modelling, December 2011 to May 2012.
  10. J.S. Bell, Transport Modelling of Radioactive Particulate for Personal Protective Equipment, October 2011 to March 2012.
  11. Mendes, Reliability Assessment of Fuel Manufacturing Data, May 2011 to September 2011.
  12. K. McDermott, Design of a Novel DNA Dosimeter, September 2010 to September 2011.

Undergraduate Students Thesis (13):

  1. D. Huston, MCNP modelling for dental x-ray dose reduction, (2017-2018) *Co-supervised with D.G. Kelly
  2. A. Faurschou, Production of 37Ar Through Irradiation of Calcium Oxide in the SLOWPOKE-2 Reactor at RMC, (2016-2017) * Co-supervised with D.G. Kelly
  3. C. Cavanagh-Dollar and M. Bégin-Major, Remediation of Cement Kiln Dust Induced Saline Soil (2013-2014) * Co-supervised with K. Weber and B. Zeeb
  4. A. Brideau, Neutron Detection using Gadolinium Complexes, Royal Military College of Canada, (2013-2014). *Co-supervised with J. Scott
  5. N. Langevin-Boucher, Aerosol protection provided by protective suit materials, Royal Military College of Canada, (2013-2014). *Co-supervised with E. Dickson
  6. K.N. Potter, Mechanical Testing of Alternative Brazing Materials for CANDU Fuel Bundles, Queen’s University, (2012-2013).
  7. J. Macdonald, Neutron Flux Mapping of the SLOWPOKE-2 Reactor, Queen’s University, (2012-2013).
  8. M. St. Aubin and J. Song, Effect of Gamma Irradiation on Fluorescence molecules for dosimeteric purposes.  Royal Military College of Canada, (2012-2013). *Co-supervised with K. Weber
  9. M.J Roeterink and F. Lavoie, Optimization of radio-opaque personal protective fabrics by Monte Carlo simulation, Royal Military College of Canada, (2011-2012). *Co-supervised with E. Dickson *Top mark in CC417 was achieved by this group.
  10. E. Deveau, Development of Co and Cl Based Polyamines, Royal Military College of Canada, (2010-2011).*Co-supervised with D. Kelly,
  11. A. Prudil, Radiation Shielding of 241Americium-9Beryllium Neutron Sources, Queen’s University, (2008-2009).*Co-supervised with B.J. Lewis,
  12. Blackier and G. Bruni, Aqueous Solubility of Zirconia Solid Solutions at Low pH, Royal Military College of Canada, (2007-2008). *Co-supervised with W.T. Thompson
  13. J.B. Hood, X-Ray Diffraction Studies of the Zirconia-Yttria-Dysprosia-Gadolinia System in Support of Advanced CANDU Reactor Fuel Development, Royal Military College of Canada, (2006-2007). *Co-supervised with W.T. Thompson,

Summer Students (18):

  1. D. Huston, MCNP Modelling of the SP-2, (May 2018 to Augyst 2018)
  2. D. Huston, Advanced Detectors and MCNP Modelling, (May 2017 to August 2017)
  3. S. Kell, Production of U-Mo-O compounds, (May 2016 to August 2016).
  4. A. Faurschou, MCNP Modelling of delayed neutron SNM emissions from various matrices, (May 2016 to June 2016).  * Student won an NSERC- Undergraduate Research Award (UGRA), but declined as had a shortened work period.
  5. E. Veryard, Thermodynamic assessment of the Na-I-Zr-O systems, (May 2015 to August 2015). *Student won an NSERC- Undergraduate Research Award (UGRA).
  6. R. Elliott, MCNP modelling of special nuclear materials in the DN/DG counting system, (May 2014 to August 2014).
  7. T. Beamer-Canivet, MCNP modelling of special nuclear materials in different environmental matrices, (May 2014 to August 2014). *Student won an NSERC- Undergraduate Research Award (UGRA).
  8. E. Veryard, Modelling of resistance and laser welding of CANDU fuel bundle appendages, (May 2014 to August 2014). *Student won an NSERC- Undergraduate Research Award (UGRA).
  9. C. Cavanagh-Dollard, SCC and decorpoation, (May 2013 to July 2013). *co-supervised by J.L. Scott.
  10. E. Veryard, Modelling of resistance and laser welding of CANDU fuel bundle appendages, (May 2013 to August 2013).
  11. J. Deveau, Manufacture characterisation of UMoO6, Cs2ZrO3, CsZr3O7 and (Th/U)O2, (May 2013 to August 2013). *co-supervised by J.L. Scott.
  12. K.N. Potter, Mechanical testing of alternative brazes, (May 2013 to August 2013). *Student won an NSERC- Undergraduate Research Award (UGRA).
  13. D. Pierce, Design of a dynamic loading SCC apparatus with CRL, (June 2012 to August 2012).
  14. K.N. Potter, Design of a high temperature and pressure braze testing apparatus, (April 2012 to August 2012). *Student won an NSERC- Undergraduate Research Award (UGRA).
  15. M.J. Roeterink, MCNP modelling of personal protective equipment (June 2012 to August 2012).
  16. M.J. Roeterink, MCNP modelling of personal protective equipment (April 2011 to August 2011). *Student won an NSERC- Undergraduate Research Award (UGRA).
  17. M. MacKay, Thermogravimetric Analysis and SLOWPOKE-2 Rabbit System, (Summer 2010).
  18. M.T. Sellers, ‘Commissioning Delayed Neutron Counting for SLOWPOKE-2’, (Summer 2009).
  19. M. MacKay, ‘Commission of Thermogravimetric Analyzer’, (Summer 2009).

Last Updated: Mrach 2019