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Melissa Denecke

Melissa Denecke

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Biography

Professor Melissa A. Denecke is Scientific Director of the Dalton Nuclear Institute at The University of Manchester and holds a Chair in the University’s School of Chemistry. She has over two decades experience in nuclear fuel cycle R&D, notably in disposal of radioactive waste and legacy clean-up. She is a world expert on studies of radioactive materials using synchrotron radiation. Melissa serves on a number of scientific advisory boards, including the DESY Photon Science Committee and the Institut de Chimie Séparative de Marcoule, and committees propagating gender balance, such as Women in Nuclear Global Executive Board representing Europe.