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Dr Ross Peel

Dr Ross Peel

  • Research fellows

Project Alpha Research Associate


Dr. Ross Peel joined Project Alpha as a Research Associate in June 2019 to support and coordinate the overall activities of Project Alpha while also delivering his own research.

From 2017 to 2019, Ross was an Associate Partner and Nuclear Systems Consulting Engineer with Nuclear-21 Ltd, an international consultancy company specialising in providing critical decision support to nuclear science and technology stakeholders.

Ross gained his PhD from the University of Sheffield through the Nuclear FiRST Centre for Doctoral Training in September 2017, studying chemistry and physics aspects of thorium-based nuclear fuel cycles and spending three months working with AREVA in Paris. He also holds an MEng in Mechanical Engineering with French, also from the University of Sheffield, which included a year studying abroad at INSA Lyon.

Research interests

  • Nuclear safeguards
  • Non-proliferation
  • Nuclear energy systems
  • Nuclear fuel cycle
  • Extraction chemistry

Pure profile

Subject areas

  • Society – Conflict and security
  • Technology & Science
  • Engineering
  • Technology & Science – Physics