Léo Borrel

Credentials: Currently Ph.D. Student in Particle Physics at Caltech

Position title: Former Master's Student (Sept. 2016 - Sept. 2018)

Email: borrel@wisc.edu

Phone: +1 (608) 695-6257

Engineering Research Building, Room 410
1500 Engineering Drive, Madison, WI 53706

Modeling Corrosion of Zirconium Alloys Fuel Cladding During Loss of Coolant Accident (LOCA) Scenario
Modeling Corrosion of Zirconium Alloys Fuel Cladding
Statistical Analysis of the Oxide Transitions

Léo Borrel is currently a Master’s student in the Engineering Physics Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Engineering at École Centrale de Lyon (France). He currently works on a new corrosion model of nuclear fuel cladding in operating and accidental conditions.


  1. L. Borrel and A. Couet, “Modeling Corrosion Kinetics of Zirconium Alloys in Loss-of-Coolant Accident (LOCA),” in Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems – Water Reactors: Volume 2, Portland, OR, 2017, pp. 553-565: Springer International Publishing.