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Ivan Maldonado

G. Ivan Maldonado

Associate Professor


Research

In-core fuel management, fuel cycle analysis, advanced reactors.


Education

PhD, Nuclear Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 1993
Minor: Computational Applied Mathematics

MNE, Nuclear Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 1988
Minor: Materials Science and Engineering

BS, Engineering Physics, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, 1985
Minor: Nuclear Engineering


Professional Service

Professional Society Offices and Committees

  • Track Leader, ASME 2011 Small Modular Reactor Symposium, Washington, DC, Sep. 28­–30, 2011
  • Co-General Chair, PHYSOR 2012, Knoxville, TN (2010–2012)
  • Track Leader, Reactor Physics and Analysis, 2011 International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPPʼ11)
  • Division Chair, American Nuclear Society Reactor Physics Division (2010–2011)
  • Track Leader, Reactor Physics and Analysis, 2010 International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPPʼ10)
  • Technical Program Committee, PHYSOR 2010, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Technical Program Chair, 2009 ANFM IV Topical Meeting
  • Vice Chair / Chair Elect, ANS Reactor Physics Division, 2009–2010
  • Technical Program Committee, PHYSOR 2008, Interlaken, Switzerland.
  • Treasurer, ANS Reactor Physics Division, 2008
  • Secretary, ANS Reactor Physics Division, 2007
  • Chair, ANS Reactor Physics Divisionʼs Program Committee; Coordination and planning of paper reviews, session/track scheduling for the division at annual meetings. Evaluation of topical meeting selections such as PHYSOR, ANFM, others. Recruiting members for the RPD Program Committee nationally and internationally, 2003-2006
  • Technical Program Committee, 2006 PHYSOR Meeting, Vancouver, Canada
  • Organizer, Chair, and Moderator. Panel on LWR Nuclear Fuel Performance and Reliability (Participants: GE/GNF, Westinghouse, AREVA, FENOC, Constellation, Duke Power), Annual ANS Mtg., Pittsburgh, PA (June 2004)
  • International Program Committee and Technical Paper Reviewer, International Conference on Mathematics and Computation, Reactor Physics, and Environmental Analysis (M&Cʼ99), Madrid, Spain (Sep. 1999)
  • ANS Reactor Physics Division Executive Committee (1999–2000)
  • Technical Program Chair, Organizer, and Reviewer. Electronic technical paper review of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Reactor Physics Division (RPD), 1999 ANS Summer Meeting, Boston, MA (Jan. 1999)
  • Technical Program Chair, Organizer, and Reviewer, first electronic technical paper review of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Reactor Physics Division (RPD), 1998 ANS Winter Meeting, Washington, DC, (July 1998)
  • Special Technical Session Organizer, Technical Paper Reviewer, and Session Chair, American Nuclear Society (ANS) Reactor Physics Division (RPD), 1998 ANS Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN (Jun. 1998)
  • Program Committee Member, ANS Reactor Physics Division (1997–1999)
  • Member, ANS RPD Subcommittee on Electronic Reviews (1997–1999)
  • Judge, ANS Student Design Contest (1995, 1996, 1997)
  • Judge, ANS RPD Best Paper Award, Winter Meeting (1997)
  • Technical Program Committee Member and Technical Paper Reviewer, ANS Mathematics and Computation Division, International Topical Meeting on Mathematical Methods and Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications '97 (M&C+SNA '97), Saratoga Springs, NY (Oct. 1997)
  • Technical Program Committee Member and Technical Paper Reviewer Advances in Nuclear Fuel Management II, Myrtle Beach, SC (March 1997)
  • Technical Operating Committee Member, ANS Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division (1995–1998)
  • Subcommittee Member, ANS Division of Mathematics and Computation Subcommittee on Electronic Communications (1995–1999)
  • ANS Program Committee Member, Univ. Working Conference, Philadelphia, PA, "Meeting the Challenge of Nuclear Engineering Education," (June 1995)

Reviewer

  • Reviewer, US DOE NA-22 Schubert Project Review (GA Tech, 2011)
  • Reviewer and Panelist, US NRC Minority Serving Institutions Program (2011)
  • Reviewer, US DOE NEUP Scholarship Program (2009–2011)
  • Reviewer, US NRC Scholarship and Fellowship Program (2009–2010)
  • Guest Managing Editor, Progress in Nuclear Energy Journal. Special issue on Advances in Nuclear Fuel Management (2009–2010)
  • Reviewer, Nuclear Engineering and Design Journal
  • Reviewer, Mathematics and Computational Science Committee, Exploratory Research (ER) component of the Laboratory-Directed Research and Development (LDRD) program at LANL (2006)
  • Reviewer, MC2005 (Avignon) Nuclear Science & Engineering Special Issue
  • Reviewer, ANS Nuclear Science and Engineering Journal
  • Reviewer, ANS Nuclear Technology Journal
  • Reviewer, Progress in Nuclear Energy
  • Reviewer, Annals of Nuclear Energy
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks Journal
  • Proposal Reviewer, Department of Energy, NERI Program
  • Proposal Reviewer, Department of Energy, NEER Program
  • Proposal Reviewer, US Civilian Research and Development Foundation
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems
  • Technical Paper Reviewer, ASME Design Automation Conference
  • Technical Paper Reviewer, American Nuclear Society Transactions Consulting
  • US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Personal Service Consultant to the ACRS
  • International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna, Austria
  • MITRE Corp., Boston, MA
  • John Varanese, Columbus, OH
  • Baker & McKenzie LLP, New York, NY
  • Alliant Energy/IES Industries, Duane Arnold Energy Center, Palo, IA
  • Barker, Lemar, and Associates, Des Moines, IA
  • US Civilian Research and Development Foundation, Arlington, VA

Awards and Recognitions

2012 Awarded Early Tenure

2012 UT College of Engineering Research Fellow Award

2011 Best Paper, 2011 COMSOL Conference (PhD grad: D. Chandler)

2010–11 Chair, American Nuclear Society, Reactor Physics Division

2010 UT Nuclear Engineering Department Outstanding Research Award

2010 UT College of Engineering “Exceeded Expectations” Reward

2007–2010 Secretary, Treasurer, Vice Chair, ANS Reactor Physics Division

2006 Best Paper Award, ANS Reactor Physics Division, Winter Meeting

2006 Robert E. Hundley Award for Excellence in Teaching in Undergraduate Education (University of Cincinnati)

2005 DOE Nuclear Energy Research Initiative (NERI) Award

2003 Presidential US/Canada Joint Task Force on Northeast Power Outage (Nuclear Facilities Working Group)

2003–2006 ANS Reactor Physics Division, Chair of Technical Program Comm.

1999 Iowa State University Young Engr. Faculty Research Award

1999 ANS Reactor Physics Division, Executive Committee Member

1998 ASEE MIND Junior Faculty Award

1998 ISU Leadership for Academic Diversity Recognition Award

1996 National Science Foundation Early Faculty CAREER Award

1996 Society of Hispanic Engineers, Excellence in Service Award

1996 Miller Faculty Teaching Fellowship at ISU

1995/1996 ISU Engr Student Council Outstanding Engineering Professor

1993 Author Special Recognition ANS Annual Conference

1990 IBM Supercomputing Competition (third place paper)

1981–1985 National Fund for Minority Engineers Scholarship

1980–1985 Ohio Air National Guard Tuition Scholarship

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