​IGORR : International Group on Research Reactors

Credit : University of Maryland
Credit : University of Maryland

Next IGORR conference ! Save the Date and book your calendar 


Dear colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that the next IGORR conference will be host by the university of Maryland in June 2023 (from 18th to 23rd June).

The IGORR conference will be held in collaboration with the US-TRTR domestic network of research reactors.

The call for abstracts is open until end of March.

For more information please go to the TRTR site.

All the Best

Dr Gilles Bignan

IGORR chairman

e-mail : gilles.bignan@cea.fr

The IGGOR 19th was organised by RRFM (​European Research Reactor Conference) and IGORR (International Group Operating Research Reactors)

It was held from in JORDAN from 24th to 28th march 2019.

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




The  IGGOR 18 th 
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


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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 : Axel Pichlmaier (TUM)

JAPAN : Masaji Arai (JAEA)

JORDAN : Khalifeh Abu-Saleem  (JAEC)

RUSSIA : Alexander Tuzov (ROSATOM-RIAR)


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