P. Chan

P. Chan
Professor, Manager of the SLOWPOKE-2 Facility and Certified Operator of the SLOWPOKE-2 Reactor, Canadian Nuclear Society Fuel Technologies Division Chair
Sawyer Mod 5, room 2515
(613) 541-6000 ext 6145
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

College Address

Royal Military College of Canada
PO Box 17000, Station Forces
Kingston, Ontario, CANADA
K7K 7B4


  • PhD, New Brunswick
  • MSc, British Columbia
  • BSc, Victoria

Research Interests

  • Nuclear fuel design, manufacturing and modeling
  • Reactor safety, licensing and physics
  • Risk and reliability of operating and safety margins

Recent Publications

  • I. Hoffman, B. Lewis, P.K. Chan,  K. Ungar, “Analysis of 22Na Using a Spectral Summation Technique on High-volume Aerosol Samples”, Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 151, 169, 2017.
  • B.J. Lewis, P.K. Chan, A. El-Jaby, F. Iglesias, A. Fitchett “Fission Product Release Modelling for Application of Fuel-Failure Monitoring and Detection - An Overview”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 489, 64, 2017.
  • P. Samuleev, P.K. Chan, H.W. Bonin, B. Ball, S. Jenner, C. McEwen and P.C. Hungler, “RMC SLOWPOKE-2 Facility: 30 Years of Service to the Department of National Defence”, Canadian Nuclear Society Bulletin, 38 (1), 23, 2017.
  • G. Bentoumi, B. Benson, P.K. Chan, M. Gaudet, G. Li, L. Li, P. Samuleev, B. Sur, “Reactor Power Monitoring using Cherenkov Radiation Transmitted Through Small-bore Metallic Tube”, Annals of Nuclear Energy, 114, 86, 2018.
  • I. Hoffman, P.K. Chan, B. Lewis, “Circulation of Cosmogenic 22Na using the Global Monitoring Network of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization”, Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 187, 8, 2018.
  • S.J. Bell, P.K. Chan, A. Prudil, “A Thoria and Thorium Uranium Dioxide Nuclear Fuel Performance Model: Prototype and Knowledge Gap Assessment”, ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science, 2018
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