Philippine Nuclear Research Institute

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Philippine Nuclear Research Institute
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Institute overview
Formed 13 June 1958
(59 years ago)
 (1958-06-13)
Preceding Institute
  • Philippine Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC)
Jurisdiction  Philippines
Headquarters Commonwealth Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
14°39′40.36″N 121°3′20.52″E / 14.6612111°N 121.0557000°E / 14.6612111; 121.0557000
Institute executives
  • Carlos Primo C. David, Officer-In-Charge
  • Teofilo V. Leonin, Concurrent Deputy Director
Parent department Department of Science and Technology
Parent Institute Research and Development Institute
Website pnri.dost.gov.ph


The Philippine Nuclear Research Institute is a government body in the Philippines, charged with overseeing the peaceful uses of nuclear technology.

Its main facility was a nuclear research reactor, PRR-1, first commissioned in 1963 as a TRIGA reactor and subsequently modified. As of 2007 it is non-operational since its shut down in 1988.

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