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Technical Advisory Panel
The Technical Advisory Panel (TAP) assists the Governing Board and Director in engineering, scientific and technological matters related to ITER, the Broader Approach and preparations for demonstration fusion reactors (DEMO).
Mandate

The TAP  assists the Governing Board and Director in particular by:

  • Preparing opinions and recommendations on the objectives and content of project plans, work programmes and their possible revisions;
  • Monitoring the technical implementation of the project plans and work programmes and providing reports to the Governing Board at appropriate intervals;
  • Promoting coherence with the activities of the Associations, in particular within the frame of the EUROfusion;
  • Providing advice or recommendations on specific engineering, scientific and technological issues upon request of the Director or the Governing Board;
  • Performing any other functions as may be delegated to the Scientific Programme Board by the Governing Board.

Chair & Vice-Chair

On 10 th December 2019, the Governing Board appointed Dr. Radomir Panek as Chair of the TAP and Ms. Elena Gaio as Vice-Chair for a term of two years from 1 January 2020.

Chair
Dr. Radomir Panek
Institute of Plasma Physics Czech Academy of Sciences
Czech Republic
Vice Chair
Dr Elena Gaio
National Research Council
Consorzio RFX

Italy

Members

The TAP is composed of 14 members appointed by the Gb from among persons of recognised standing and professional experience in engineering, scientific and technical matters relevant to ITER, the Broader Approach and DEMO. Each member is appointed for a term of two years renewable.

The following General Declarations of Interest are prepared in accordance with the Governing Board’s decision of 09 June 2015 concerning Confidentiality, Independence, Preventing and Managing Conflicts of Interest and subject to this Specific Privacy Notice.

Dr Jozef Ongena

Laboratory for Plasma Physics, Royal Military Academy
Belgium

CV   |   GDI

Dr Jérôme Bucalossi

CEA (Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission)
France

CV   |   GDI

Dr Lena Delpech

CEA (Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission)
France

CV   |   GDI

Dr Christian Day

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Germany

CV   |   GDI

Hans Stephen Bosch

Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (IPP)
Germany

CV   |   GDI

Silvano Tosti

ENEA Frascati Research Centre
Italy

CV   |   GDI

Tonio Pinna

ENEA Frascati Research Centre
Italy

CV   |   GDI

Dr Marek Scholz

Institute of Nuclear Physics
Polish Academy of Science

CV   |   GDI

Dr Macarena Liniers

CIEMAT (Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas)
Spain

CV   |   GDI

Dr Pierluigi Bruzzone

Ecole Politechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Swiss Plasma Centre

Switzerland

CV   |   GDI

Dr Elizabeth Surrey

UKAEA (United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority)
Culham Centre for Fusion Energy

UK

CV   |   GDI