Alexandr Vurim

Vurim is deputy director of the Institute of Atomic Energy at Kazakhstan’s National Nuclear Center (NNC). He manages experiments on nuclear fuel as part of a cooperative effort between the center and the Japan Atomic Energy Agency; develops experimental techniques for carrying out tests in reactors; and manages the center’s project for reducing its use of highly enriched uranium. In 1978 he graduated in physics and engineering from Tomsk Polytechnic University and in 2010 earned a master’s degree in physics and mathematics from NNC.