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Koroush Shrivan

Koroush Shirvan

Visiting Scientist

kshirvan@mit.edu
617-452-3017
24-212A

Education

Ph.D. Nuclear Science and Engineering, 2012
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Masters of Science in Nuclear Science and Engineering, 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering, 2008
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Research

Reactor Design and Safety Analysis

Research work primarily includes development of coupled Neutronics — Thermal Hydraulics and CFD Analysis Methods and their applications for structural mechanics and fuel performance and reactor core safety margin improvement, and optimization methods in current operating nuclear reactors and advanced concepts.

Recent Publications

  1. Shirvan K. Kazimi M. “Is a PWR SMR or a BWR SMR the Better Choice for the Future?,” Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Washington D.C, 2013.
  2. Shirvan K. Baglietto E., Kazimi M. “Assessment of a baseline Two Phase  CFD closure for PWR applications,” Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Washington D.C, 2013.
  3. Shirvan K. Kazimi M. “Stability Analysis of an Optimized BWR for High Power Density (BWR-HD),” Journal of Nuclear Technology, Dec, 2013.
  4. Shirvan K. Kazimi M. “Safety Analysis of BWR-HD: An Optimized BWR for High Power Density,” Journal of Nuclear Technology, Dec, 2013.
  5. Shirvan K. And M.S. Kazimi, “BWR-HD: An Optimized BWR for High Power Density,” Journal of Nuclear Technology, Dec, 2013.
  6. Shirvan K. And Kazimi M.S., “Nuclear Design Behaviour of Helical Cruciform Fuel Rods,” Physor, 2012.
  7. Shirvan K., Hejzlar P., and Kazimi M.S., “The Design of A Compact Integral Medium Size PWR,” Nuclear Engineering and Design vol. 243, pp. 393-403, Feb 2012.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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