The 1st Governing Council Meeting Of ASEAN Large Nuclear And Synchrotron Facility Network

Countries represented in the meeting:

Brunei Darussalam:
1. Dr. Mohammad Khairul Zarifi bin Haji Masri, Lecturer in Applied Physics, Geological and Physical Sciences, Faculty of Science, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Jalan Tungku Link Gadong
2. Dr. Mohammad Hilni bin Harun Sani Lecturer in Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Science, Universiti Brunei Darussalam

1. Ms. Lim Ngo, Deputy Director of Department of Scientific Research Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MOEYS)
Alternate Mrs. Sat Thida, Deputy Head of the Office, Department of Scientific Research, Ministry of Education Youth and Sports (MOEYS)

1. Mr. Heru Umbara, Director of the Center for Siwabessy Multipurpose Reactor /PRSG – BATAN/ National Nuclear Energy Agency
2. Mr. Jupiter Sitorus Pane, Director of the Center for Nuclear Science and Application Technology / PSTNT(Bandung Research Reactor ) (Director of BATAN, Jl. Tamansari 71)

1. Mr. Houmpheng Theuambounmy, Deputy Director-General, Renewable Energy and New Materials Institute

1. Dr. Abdul Ghani Abd Aziz Principal Assistant Secretary, Strategic Technology and Application of S&T Division, MOSTI

1. Dr. Aung Moe, Director, Division of Atomic Energy Department of Research and Innovation, Ministry of Education

1. Dr. Carlo Arcilla Director, Philippine Nuclear Research Institute
2. Mr. Neil Raymund Guillermo “Supervising Science Research Specialist, Department of Science and Technology, Philippine Nuclear Research Institute

1. Dr. Ping Yang, Deputy Director Singapore Synchrotron Light Source (SSLS)

1. Dr. Pornthep Nisamaneephong Director of Thailand Institute of Nuclear Technology
2. Professor Wing Commander Dr.Sarawut Sujitjorn Director of Synchrotron Light Research Institute

1. Prof.Dr. Thiep Tran Duc, Professor, Leading Researcher, President of Vietnam Nuclear Society, Center of Nuclear Physics, Institute of Physics, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
2. Dr. Dung M. Ho “Deputy Director-General Dalat Nuclear Research Institute Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute (VINATOM)


Issue Details Leader(s)
1. IAEA RAS project Regional or network applicants are more favorable for IAEA rather than individual applicants
2. Facility access – Reactor shut down for maintenance ==> to pool info on website
– Alternate the shutdown period to allow access for a research reactor in the region
3. Bulletin/circulation Neutrons and synchrotron facilities
4.1 Collaboration (Research) 1. Environment: Mitigation of climate change consequences Indonesia and Philippines
2. Food: Security, safety, and management Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam
3. Energy: New and renewable energy (Effective conversion technology) Brunei and Singapore
4. Nuclear and synchrotron techniques in forensics Thailand and Malaysia
5. Advanced materials development through nuclear and synchrotron techniques Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Vietnam
4.2 Collaboration (Technical) 1. Reactor fuel elements Indonesia, VINATOM (VT), TINT (TH), Malaysia
2. Design on an accelerator construction SLRI (TH), Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore
3. Market research for Radioisotope production in ASEAN TINT (TH), BATAN (IND), Malaysia, VINATOM (VT)
4. Utilization of neutron radiography BATAN (IND), TINT (TH), Malaysia
5. Webpage Share information through website (open and member-only) via the formatted report
6. Human resource development 1. On-the-job training
2. Site visit
3. ASEAN Internship program
7. Building Awareness of cost and manpower
8. Joint program Countries that don’t own the facilities can join.
9. LNSN role Help matching common research interests
10. Communication Group email will be distributed

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