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IRC Program Officer mentors international students at Tokyo Tech Nuclear Symposium

IMG_6394IRC Program Officer, Erika Suzuki, mentored a team of international students and young professionals at the 5th International Symposium and Seminar for Human Nuclear Resource Development for Safety, Security, and Safeguards, hosted by the Tokyo Institute of Technology’s Academy for Global Nuclear Safety and Security Agent from February 21 – March 4, 2016.

As a participant of the 4th International Symposium, she had the unique opportunity to visit the Fukushima Dai-ichi and Dai-ni Nuclear Power Plants and engage with students and young professionals from around the world.

This year, Erika was invited back as one of 3 international mentors, and spent the duration of the program engaging with students and young professionals from Japan, Russia, China, South Korea, South Africa, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Romania, Austria, Slovenia, Lithuania, and the United States. At the 5th International Symposium, the group toured the Rokkasho Reprocessing Facility and the Onagawa Nuclear Power Plant.