​IGORR : International Group on Research Reactors

 Preparations for our next research reactor conference are starting !

The conference will take place from 24 - 28 March 2019 in Jordan

Call for Papers

In 2019 the European Research Reactor Conference, RRFM, will again be jointly organized with IGORR, the International Group Operating Research Reactors. The Research Reactor Community will meet in Jordan – an occasion to visit the Jordan Research and Training Reactor (JRTR) and learn everything about this successful project!
In preparing the conference, the RRFM/IGORR 2019 Programme Committee is now calling for both oral and poster presentations regarding

  • > Research reactor nuclear fuel cycle from front-end to back-end
  • > Low power research reactors, critical and subcritical
  • > Utilisation of research reactors
  • > C​apacity building
  • > Innovative methods in reactor physics and thermo-hydraulics
  • > New research reactor projects
  • > Research reactor operation & maintenance and ageing
  • > Research reactor safety
  • > Research reactor security
  • > Decommissioning and dismantling of research reactors and waste management

Mark your diaries and be a part of it !

Upload your abstracts before 16 November 2018.

For more information, see the RRFM/IGORR 2019 Conference Website.



The  last IGORR Conference   (IGORR 18th) 
was organised by ANSTO (Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation)

and was combined with an IAEA technical meeting. 
It took  place from 3th to 7th december 2017 in Sydney, Autralia.


Dr Gilles BIGNAN
IGORR Chairman


See proceedings and presentations


Page d'accueil (FR) 


IGORR Steering Commitee Members List

AUSTRALIA : Mark Summerfield (ANSTO)

AUSTRIA : Ram Sharma (IAEA)

ARGENTINA : Herman Blaumann (CNEA) - Nestor Di Lorenzo (INVAP)

BELGIUM : Steven Van Dyck (SCK.CEN)

CANADA : Christopher Haysel (McMaster University)

CHINA : KE Guoto (CIAE) - Xinxin Lu (INET)

FRANCE : Gilles Bignan (CEA) - Claude Pascal (AREVA-TA)

GERMANY : Heiko Gerstenberg (TUM)

JAPAN : Shigeru Wada (JAEA)

JORDAN : Khalifeh Abu-Saleem  (JAEC)

RUSSIA : Alexander Tuzov (ROSATOM-RIAR)

SOUTH KOREA : Hoan-Sung Jung (KAERI)

USA : John Bumgardner (INL) - Tim Powers (ORNL) - Robert Williams (NIST) - Lin-wen Hu (MIT) - Ayman Hawari (NCSU)