Faculty Profile

Tomasz Kozlowski

Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering
Tomasz Kozlowski
Tomasz Kozlowski
Associate Professor
111D Talbot Laboratory MC 234
104 S. Wright Street
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 333-4096

Primary Research Area

  • Nuclear Power


  • Docent habilitation, Nuclear Power Safety, Royal Institute of Technology, 2011
  • Ph.D., Nuclear Engineering, Purdue University, 2005
  • M.S., Nuclear Engineering, Purdue University, 2004
  • B.S., Nuclear Engineering, Purdue University, 2000

Academic Positions

  • Associate Professor, National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ), 2016-present
  • Visiting Professor, Warsaw Institute of Technology, 2015
  • Affiliated Professor, Computational Science and Engineering, 2013-present
  • Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering, 2011-present
  • Assistant Professor, Royal Institute of Technology, Nuclear Power Safety, Stockholm, Sweden, 2009-2011

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Other Professional Employment

  • Post-doctorate researcher, Royal Institute of Technology, Nuclear Power Safety Stockholm, Sweden, 2005-2007

Research Interests

  • Multi-Physics Methods and Modeling
  • Reactor Design and Safety Analysis
  • Reactor Physics and Thermal-Hydraulics
  • Numerical Analysis and Computational Methods

Research Areas

  • Advanced Reactor Designs
  • Multi-Physics Modeling and Simulation
  • Nuclear Power
  • Reactor Analysis Methods
  • Reactor Physics
  • Reactor Thermal-Hydraulics
  • Reactor Transient and Accident Analysis
  • Verification, Validation and Uncertainty Methods

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Tomasz Kozlowski, et al., ￿Analysis of the OECD/NRC Oskarshamn-2 BWR stability benchmark,￿ Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 67, pp. 4-12, May 2014.
  • Ivan Gajev, Weimin Ma, Tomasz Kozlowski, ￿Sensitivity Analysis of Input Uncertain Parameters on BWR Stability Using TRACE/PARCS,￿ Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 67, pp. 49-58, May 2014.
  • Joanna Peltonen, Weimin Ma, Tomasz Kozlowski, ￿Effective spatial mapping for coupled code analysis of thermal-hydraulics/neutron-kinetics of boiling water reactors,￿ Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 63, pp. 461￿485, Jan. 2014.
  • Tomasz Kozlowski, Joanna Peltonen, Ivan Gajev, Viet-Anh Phung and Sean Roshan, ￿Predicting actual reactor conditions: why time-domain simulation is necessary for BWR stability,￿ Int. J. Nuclear Energy Science and Technology, Vol. 7, No. 4, July 2013.
  • I. Gajev, W. Ma, T. Kozlowski, ￿Space￿time convergence analysis on BWR stability using TRACE/PARCS,￿ Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 51, pp. 295￿306, Jan 2013.
  • E. Canuti, A. Petruzzi, F. D￿Auria, and T. Kozlowski, ￿Sensitivity Studies for the Exercise I-1 of the OECD/UAM Benchmark,￿ Safety and Technology of Nuclear Installations, Vol. 2012, Article ID 817185, 10 pages, Dec. 2012.
  • I. Gajev, T. Kozlowski, Y. Xu, T. Downar, ￿Sensitivity and Uncertainty of OECD Benchmark Ringhals-1 TRACE/PARCS Stability Prediction￿, Nuclear Technology, Vol. 180, pp. 383-398, Dec. 2012.
  • F. Veronese, T. Kozlowski, ￿TRACE V5 Code Application DVI Line Break LOCA Using ATLAS Facility,￿ Nuclear Engineering and Technology, Vol. 44, No. 7, Oct. 2012.
  • S. Racca, T. Kozlowski, ￿TRACE Code Validation for BWR Spray Cooling Injection and CCFL Condition Based on G￿A Facility Experiments,￿ Safety and Technology of Nuclear Installations, Vol. 2012, Article ID 282987, 17 pages, Jan. 2012.
  • J. Peltonen, T. Kozlowski, ￿Development of Effective Algorithm for Coupled Thermal-Hydraulics ￿ Neutron-Kinetics Analysis of Reactivity Transient,￿ Nuclear Technology, Vol. 176, pp. 195-210, Nov. 2011.
  • T. Kozlowski, Y. Xu, T. J. Downar, D.J. Lee, ￿Cell Homogenization Method for Pin-by-Pin Neutron Transport Calculations,￿ Nuclear Science and Engineering, Vol. 169, pp. 1-18, Sep. 2011.
  • T. Kozlowski, J. Peltonen, ￿Qualification of the RELAP5/PARCS Code for BWR Stability Events Prediction,￿ Nuclear Technology, Vol. 174, pp. 51-63, Apr. 2011.
  • Kozlowski, T., Miller, RM, Barber, D.A, and H.G. Joo, "Consistent Comparison of the Codes RELAP5/PARCS and TRAC-M/PARCS for the OECD MSLB Coupled Code Benchmark," Nuclear Technology, Vol. 146 (1), pp. 15-28 (2004).

Journal Editorships

  • Associate Editor for "Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations"