Professor Laurence Williams OBE

Professor of Nuclear Policy & Regulation


Research interests include nuclear safety, nuclear security, nuclear safeguards, governmental organisation for the regulation of nuclear industries; international nuclear safety standards harmonization; nuclear licensing; nuclear emergency planning, the management of radioactive waste; the tolerability of risk, the societal impact of the use of nuclear energy and the safety and regulation of fusion power plants.

Current Research Projects: The development of Design Safety Guidelines for Fusion Power Plants; Tritium Fuel Cycle to support the deployment of Fusion Power PlantsĀ 

Research areas and keywords


  • TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering - Nuclear Safety, Nuclear Regulation, Nuclear Security, Radioactive Waste

Education / academic qualifications

  • 1972 - MSc , Nuclear Reactor Technology (1971 - 1972)
  • 1970 - BSc , Mechanical Engineering (1966 - 2010)
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