Contact

Contact: Ronald Gilgenbach

Chair and Chihiro Kikuchi Collegiate Professor

Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences

(734) 763-1261

1911 Cooley

Brian Kiedrowski | Faculty

Brian Kiedrowski

Assistant Professor, Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences

2919 Cooley Bldg
bckiedro@umich.edu
(734) 615-5978

 

Short Bio

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D. Nuclear Engineering & Engineering Physics  '09

University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S. Nuclear Engineering & Engineering Physics '07

University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.S. Nuclear Engineering '05

Research

General-purpose Monte Carlo radiation transport methods and software development. Specific areas include nuclear criticality, critical experiment design, sensitivity/uncertainty, adjoint and hybrid methods, time-dependent transport, and kinetics.

Honors

  • Best Paper and Presentation, American Nuclear Society Mathematics & Computational Division (Winter 2013)
  • Best Paper and Presentation, American Nuclear Society Reactor Physics Division (Summer 2010)
  • Best Paper and Presentation, American Nuclear Society Mathematics & Computation Division (Summer 2009)
  • Best Engineering Presentation, Los Alamos National Laboratory Student Symposeum (2008)

Professional

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2014-present: Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences;
  • 2010-2014: Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory, X-Computational Physics Division


OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • American Nuclear Society National Member (2003-present), At-Large Officer Nuclear Criticality Safety Division (2012-2014)
  • American Nuclear Society Trinity Local Section Member (2009-present).
  • Reviewer for Nucl. Sci. Eng., Ann. Nucl. Energy, and J. Comp. Phys..
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory Student Association Chair (2009-2010).
  • American Nuclear Society Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison Student Section Member (2002- 2009), Public Information (2007-2008), Vice President (2005-2006), Communications (2002-2003).

Publications

(appearing during 2009 to present)

  • Number of refereed archival publications: 10
  • Number of refereed conference proceedings: 29
  • Transactions and Summaries: 34