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  • PhD, Nuclear Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2013
  • BA, Physics, University of Chicago, 2008

Research Interests

  • Scientific computing education
  • Repository system performance modeling
  • Open & reproducible scientific computing
  • Computational methods for optimization and prediction
  • Coupled multi-physics simulation
  • Reactor neutronics and kinetics
  • Nuclear fuel cycle simulation
  • Advanced nuclear reactor modeling and simulation


  • NPRE412, Fall 2016


  • TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
  • QC Physics
  • QA76 Computer software

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Research Output 2008 2019

Modeling and simulation of online reprocessing in the thorium-fueled molten salt breeder reactor

Rykhlevskii, A., Bae, J. W. & Huff, K. D., Jun 2019, In : Annals of Nuclear Energy. 128, p. 366-379 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breeder reactors
Molten materials
Nuclear fuel reprocessing

Standardized verification of the CYCLUS fuel cycle simulator

Bae, J. W., Peterson-Droogh, J. L. & Huff, K. D., Jun 2019, In : Annals of Nuclear Energy. 128, p. 288-291 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nuclear fuels

Synergistic spent nuclear fuel dynamics within the European Union

Bae, J. W., Singer, C. E. & Huff, K. D., Jul 2019, In : Progress in Nuclear Energy. 114, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fast reactors
Spent fuels
Nuclear fuels
European Union

Whole core analysis of the single-fluid double-zone thorium molten salt reactor (SD-TMSR)

Ashraf, O., Rykhlevskii, A., Tikhomirov, G. V. & Huff, K. D., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Nuclear Energy. 107115.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Core analysis
Reactor operation
Criticality (nuclear fission)
machine learning
Gamma rays
Learning systems
gamma rays

Honors & Recognition

software development

Young Member Excellence Award

Kathryn D Huff (Recipient), Nov 2016

Prize: Honorary award