Webinar: Career Prospects in the UK Nuclear Technology Sector
As part of the Physics Student Seminar Series of the University of Chester, Elisabeth Cooke, Chief Process Engineer at Sellafield Ltd, will lead a webinar on career prospects in the Nuclear Technology sector. The webinar will start with an introduction to the UK nuclear industry landscape, followed by career prospects for physics and chemical engineering students. The following Sellafield members of staff will also join the conversation and answer career-related questions:
Bill Johnson, a physicist by background, working with the Remediation Capability Development Team, at Sellafield Ltd.
Laura Johnson, a physicist by background, working on Strategy and Retrievals at Sellafield Ltd.
Asaf Khan, a physicist by background, is a Technical Specialist, working on Waste Retrieval and Decommissioning at Sellafield Ltd.
Sadia Samas, a mechanical engineer by background, working at Sellafield as a Graduate Engineer;
The event is organised by 3rd-year student, Alexandra Hammond, and senior lecturer, Dr Theodoros Papadopoulos, University of Chester. It is supported by the IOP Wales branch, and the IOP North Wales and Cheshire Centre.
Short biography of the leading speaker
Elisabeth Cooke is Chief Process Engineer for Engineering Design with Sellafield Ltd. She has over 20 years’ experience within the UK nuclear industry and is a chartered Chemical Engineer and Fellow of the IChemE. She graduated with a MEng in Chemical Engineering and European Studies from Aston University and has worked in a variety of Engineering, Technical and Strategy roles across the Sellafield site supporting Decommissioning and clean-up projects, supporting the sites’ remediation mission. Her role as Head of Profession for Process Engineering includes responsibility for a very successful Industrial Placement and Graduate scheme which has helped many graduates achieve chartered status with the IChemE.