Bio: Richard Van Lochem

Richard Van Lochem, B.Eng. M.E.
Project Leader
Phone: (905) 548-5320
E-mail: rvanlochem@sternlab.com

Responsibilities include:

  • The design, project management, fabrication and supervision of fuel simulators and heater rods.
  • Design and supervision of test facilities including test apparatus, instrumentation and power piping (in accordance with ASME Pressure Vessel and Power Piping Codes).
  • Preparation and implementation of various test programs as a test engineer.
  • Test programs include CANDU fuel qualification tests, Critical Heat Flux (CHF) testing and vibration testing.
  • Design and fabrication supervision of CANDU fuel inspection equipment; project management including preparation of customer proposals, project scheduling and project implementation.

Education

B. Eng. (Mechanical Engineering) 2004, McMaster University.

Positions Held

Project Leader, Stern Laboratories Inc., 2004 to present