McMaster University Nuclear Operations and Facilities

McMaster University is home to a suite of world class Nuclear Facilities that serve as a centre for nuclear research and development, supporting innovation in advanced manufacturing, healthcare, agriculture and the environment, and clean energy technology.

Our facilities include a 5MW nuclear research reactor with 6 radial beam tubes for neutron beam science, more than a dozen in-core neutron irradiation sites, medical isotope production facilities, radioanalytical services and both industrial and radiopharmaceutical hotcells.  We are also home to The Centre for Advanced Nuclear Systems (CANS) Facility, comprised of 5 interconnected hot cells for post-irradiation examination of highly radioactive materials, the McMaster University Cyclotron Facility (MUCF), a 3,000m2 high level licensed laboratory facility (HLLF) as well as Co-60 and Cs-137 gamma sources as irradiation sources and facilities.

Company Information

McMaster University Nuclear Operations and Facilities 1280 Main Street, West
Hamilton Ontario
L8S 4K1 Canada

Products & Services

  • Medical Products and Services (nuclear)
  • Engineering Services
  • Machining and/or fabrication (general)

Contact Information

Chris Heysel Director Nuclear Operations and Facilities
905-525-9140 ext. 23278 905-524-3994
Karin Stephenson Manager Commercial Operations, Nuclear Research Building

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Fax: (905) 839-7085
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Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries
1550 Kingston Road, Suite 219
Pickering, Ontario L1V 1C3
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