Prof. WE (Bill) Lee, FREng
is Director of the Centre for Nuclear Engineering and of the Nuclear Energy Centre for Doctoral Training at Imperial College London. He has supervised 59 students to successful completion of their PhDs and published nearly 400 papers and 4 books on ceramics including An Introduction to Nuclear Waste Immobilisation with Michael Ojovan (Elsevier, 2nd edition 2014). He is a member of the UK?s Nuclear Innovation and Research Advisory Board (NIRAB), the Royal Academy of Engineering International Activities Committee, and was previously Deputy Chair of the Government advisory Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM) from 2007-2013. He has acted as special advisor nuclear to the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee (2013) and was from 2006 to 2010 Head of the Department of Materials at Imperial College London. He is currently President-elect of the American Ceramic Society.