Since 2007, Jean-Paul Glatz has been head of the Nuclear Chemistry Unit at JRC-ITU.
The main research focuses on targeted alpha-immunotherapy to treat cancer and infectious diseases, nuclear waste research and European policy support regarding nuclear waste issues, as well as the partitioning of actinides from spent nuclear fuel.
Previously, from 1996-1997, he was deputy head at the same unit, with research programs related to the safeguarding of nuclear materials in support to EURATOM and IAEA, and the measurement of radioactivity in the environment.
As head of the Hot Cells unit from 1998-2006, Jean-Paul was responsible for post-irradiation examination of irradiated materials, including nuclear fuel during normal, transient and accidental conditions and in view of intermediate storage and final disposal.
He has published more than 150 papers in scientific journals, and is a member of a variety of committees and boards, including:
- GIF Sodium Fast Reactor (SFR) steering committee
- Scientific Advisory Board of the CEA Nuclear Energy Division
- various working parties of OECD-NEA and IAEA dealing with nuclear waste issues
- head of the governing board of European network projects (TALISMAN, SACSESS)