Rudy Konings is a part-time professor at the Department of Radiation Science & Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences at the Delft University of Technology. He is also the Head of the Nuclear Fuel Safety unit at the Joint Research Centre Karlsruhe (Germany) of the European Commission.
He was awarded his PhD in Chemistry at the University of Amsterdam in 1990. His research focuses on the behavior of Nuclear reactor fuel and Nuclear waste under extreme conditions of temperature, radiation and chemical environment.
Nuclear reactor fuel behaviour.
Chemistry of fission products.
Nuclear waste behaviour.
Chemical thermodynamics of actinide (5f) and lanthanide (4f) elements and their compounds.
Molten Salt Chemistry.
Relation between properties and structure of materials.
Professor at the section Reactor Physics and Nuclear Materials, Department of Radiation, Science & Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences at the Delft University of Technology
Head of the Nuclear Fuel Safety unit at the Joint Research Centre Karlsruhe (Germany) of the the European Commission
PhD in Chemistry, University of Amsterdam
MSc in Geochemistry, Utrecht University