Our students

The ESFR-SMART project aims to support the next generation of researchers and enhance their knowledge and competencies. As such, some of the research carried out in the project will be performed by researchers preparing their Doctoral or Master thesis.

Janos BODI / PSI

PhD student
Thesis: Modeling and assessment of new safety measures for Generation-IV European Sodium Fast Reactor
Started in November 2017
Ongoing

Simone MAMBELLI / PSI

MS student
Thesis: Calculational and experimental study of the chugging boiling regime conditions
Started in November 2017
Ongoing

Stefan RADMAN / EPFL

PhD student
Thesis: Development and Application of a Coarse-mesh Methodology for the Treatment of Two-phase Flows in Sodium Fast Reactors
Started in January 2017
Ongoing

Florian LE ROY DE BONNEVILLE / CEA

PhD student
Thesis: Understanding of a melt mixture in presence of an injected liquid, solid or gaseous phase and convective heat transfer associated to these phenomena
Started in February 2017
Ongoing

Vincenzo Anthony DI NORA / HZDR

PhD student
Thesis: Coupling of the reactor dynamics code DYN3D and the thermal hydraulic system code ATHLET for SFR applications
Started in August 2017
Ongoing

Artūrs Brēķis / IPUL

PhD student
Thesis: Theoretical and experimental research of electric machines with liquid metal working body
Started in September 2017
Ongoing

Thomas SCHAUB / KIT

PhD student
Thesis: Liquid Metal Thermal-Hydraulic Analysis of a Turbulent Vertical Backward Facing Step Flow in a Rectangular Duct
Started in June 2016
Ongoing

Alexandre LECOANET / LEMTA

PhD student
Thesis: Experimental ablation of a thick sacrificial material plate by jet of liquid – application to the ESFR severe accident
Started in November 2017
Ongoing

Antonio JIMÉNEZ CARRASCOSA / UPM

MS student
Thesis: Assessment of SCALE capabilities for full core Monte Carlo burnup calculations of Sodium Fast Reactors
Started in September 2017
Ongoing