Dr. Daniel Iracane was appointed as the NEA Deputy Director‑General and Chief Nuclear Officer in May 2016.
Prior to taking up this role, Dr. Iracane was the Deputy Director of the International Affairs Division at the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA). He previously worked at the CEA to optimize nuclear research infrastructure policy within the European community and served as Director of the project to construct the Jules Horowitz Reactor, a new high-performance material testing facility. He has also led research programs related to radioactive waste and high-energy physics.
A French national, Dr. Iracane graduated from the French École Polytechnique and earned a PhD in theoretical physics.University.
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