Staehle Consulting


International community
 

China

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Staehle organized the following programs and meetings in China:Staehle (right,center) presenting with members of EPRI at the Nuclear Power Institute of China, Chengdu, China, 2006

  • Conference on Materials Problems in Light Water Nuclear Power Plants: Status, Mitigation, Future Problems, February 20-23, 2005, Suzhou, China. Organized by Institute of Metal Research (IMR), Suzhou Nuclear Power Research Institute (SNPI), Beijing Institute of Nuclear Engineering (BINE), Sponsored by China Atomic Energy Association (CAEA), China Academy of Science (CAS), and National Natural Science Foundation (NSFC). Co-Chair with Han En-Hou and Robert L. Tapping.
     
  • Four members of EPRI made visits to Chinese nuclear organizations: China Nuclear Power Technology Research Institute (CNPRI), Suzhou Nuclear Power Research Institute (SNPI), Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research and Design Institute (SNERDI), Nuclear Power Institute of China (NPIC), Beijing Institute of Nuclear Engineering (BINE), Research Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (RINPO), Daya Bay and Qinshan. November 2006.
     
  • Conference on Materials Degradation and Chemical Control Training Course for SG Life Management, Suzhou, China, October 29-30, 2007. Sponsored by Suzhou Nuclear Power Research Institute (SNPI), Co-Sponsor Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL).
    Staehle with the ATR group from Idaho National Laboratory visit several nuclear organizations in China, 2009. 
  • International Seminar on Materials and Water Chemistry in Nuclear Power Plants, Suzhou, China, October 31-November 2, 2007. Organized by China Nuclear Energy Association (CNEA), China Nuclear Power Technology Research Institute (CNPRI). Hosted by Suzhou Nuclear Power Research Institute (SNPI). Co-Chair with R.L. Tapping (AECL).
     
  • ATR team from Idaho National Laboratory meets with Chinese nuclear organizations and signed an agreement to collaborate with China Institute of Atomic Energy / China Advanced Research Reactor (CIAE/CARR), May 18-29, 2009. Visited China Guangdong Nuclear Power Company (CGNPC), Daya Bay, Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research and Design Institute (SNERDI), Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), Suzhou Nuclear Power Research Institute (SNPI), Nuclear Power Institute of China (NPIC), Tsing Hua Univeristy (THU), University of Science and Technology in Beijing (USTB), State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC), China Institute of Atomic Energy / China Advanced Research Reactor (CIAE/CARR).
     
  • 2009 International Seminar on Welding and Non-Destructive Examination in Nuclear Power Plants, Suzhou, China, June 27-July 1, 2009. Co-Chair with G. Selby (EPRI).
     
  • Organized a team from Suzhou Nuclear Power Institute (SNPI) to visit Japanese Nuclear Sites: Mitsubishi Heavy Industry; Takasago R&D Center; Institute of Staehle meets with designer of CARR.Nuclear System Safety; Tsuruga 2 PWR Nuclear Power Plant; Kashiwazaki-Kariwa BWR Nuclear Power Plant; Fracture and Reliability Research Institute; Toshiba Power and Industrial Systems; Tokyo Electric Power, R&D Center. April 2006.
     
  • Organized and accompanied members of the Suzhou Nuclear Power Institute (SNPI) to visit of nuclear laboratories in USA and Canada in 2010.
     
  • Organized and directed four expert seminars in 2005, 2007, 2009, and 2011 on nuclear subjects for the Suzhou Nuclear Power Institute on subjects of structural materials, water chemistry, welding/NDE, and reliability, respectively.
  • Lectures frequently on materials and reliability to many nuclear laboratories and universities. Visited China 40 times, starting in 1979.

 

Staehle signs agreement for Honorary Professor at NPIC. Staehle lectures at meeting of the China Nuclear Energy Association.
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Japan

  • Staehle speaks with a member of the faculty of Tohoku University, Dr. Jiro Kuniya during a meeting of the PMDM project.Consultant to Institute of Nuclear Safety Systems (INSS), Tsuruga.
  • Consultant to National Radioactive Waste Project.
  • Tohoku University Fracture and Reliability Research Institute, advisor on pro-active projects.
  • Consultant to Sumitomo Metals, Kansai Electric Power, Tokyo Electric Power, Japan Gasoline (litigation).
  • U.S.-Japan Meeting on Passivity and Its Breakdown of Iron and Iron Base Alloys, Honolulu, HI, 1975.
  • Co-organized with Hideya Okada of Nippon Steel a joint Japan and US symposium on passivity of iron, Hawaii, 1976.
  • First U.S.-Japan Symposium on Corrosion Problems in Light Water Reactors, Mt. Fuji, Japan, 1978.
  • Visited Japan 70 times since 1971.

Staehle lectures each year at the Institute of Nuclear Safety Systems, Inc, (INSS) in Mihama, Fukui Province, Japan.

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Europe and Other Countries

  • Staehle (right side, middle) was chairman of a 10-person team to organize joint corrosion program with the Soviet Union in 1975.Organized the first 10-person corrosion exchange with the Soviet Union in 1975.
  • Organizing Committee for International Conference on Surface Effects in Crystal Plasticity, Hohegeiss, Germany, 1975.
  • Chairman of U.S.-U.S.S.R. Corrosion Working Group under the U.S.-U.S.S.R. Cooperative Agreement for Science and Technology, 1974-1978.
  • International Council on Alloy Phase Diagrams, Joint ASM-NBS Committee appointed 1978-1985.
  • Member, National Research Council Committee review of Isolation Plant in Sweden, 1979-1982.
  • Represented the United States in giving three consecutive plenary corrosion lectures at the triennial international corrosion congresses in Amsterdam, Sydney, and Tokyo.
  • Chairman and organizer of International Conferences:
    • Fundamental Aspects of Stress Corrosion Cracking, OSU, 1967.
    • Localized Corrosion, Williamsburg, VA, 1971.
    • Corrosion Fatigue: Chemistry, Mechanics, and Microstructures, University of Connecticut, 1971.
    • High Temperature High Pressure Electrochemistry of Aqueous Solutions, University of Surrey, England, 1973.
    • Staehle presenting at the QMN-3 international conference on incubation of SCC in Idaho Falls, Idaho, June 2012.Stress Corrosion Cracking and Hydrogen Embrittlement of Iron Base Alloys, Firminy, France, 1973.
    • Materials Problems and Research Opportunities in Coal Conversion, OSU, 1974.
    • Reliability of Materials for Solar Energy Systems, Solar Energy Research Institute, Golden, CO, 1978.
    • Improving the Understanding and Control of Corrosion on the Secondary Side of Steam Generators, Airlie Conference Center, Airlie, VA, October, 1995.
    • Heated Crevice Seminar, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, and Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), 2004.
    • Workshop on Effects of Lead (Pb) and Sulfur (S) on the Performance of Secondary Side Tubing of Steam Generators in PWRs, EPRI/ANL/NRC, held at Argonne National Laboratory, May, 2005.
    • Workshop on Cold Work in Iron- and Nickel-Base Alloys Exposed to High Temperature Water Environments, AECL/COG/EPRI. Mississauga, ON, June, 2007.
    • Workshop on Detection, Avoidance, Mechanisms, Modeling, and Prediction of Stress Corrosion Cracking Initiation in Water-Cooled Nuclear Plants. Beaune, France, September, 2008.
    • Quantitative Micro-Nano (QMN-1) Approach to Predicting SCC of Fe-Cr-Ni Alloys. Hosted by Idaho National Laboratory (INL) at Sun Valley Resort, Idaho, June, 2010.
    • Quantitative Micro-Nano (QMN-2) Approach to Atomic Level Prediction of SCC. Hosted by Idaho National Laboratory (INL) at Sun Valley Resort, Idaho, June, 2011.
    • Quantitative Micro-Nano (QMN-3) Approach to Predicting the Incubation Segment of SCC in Structural Materials of Water-Cooled Nuclear Reactors. Hosted by Idaho National Laboratory (INL) at Idaho Falls, Idaho, June, 2012.
  • Short courses on corrosion in Bahrain and Kuwait.

 

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Mary Ilg - Office Manager
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