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

Education

  • 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, University of Illinois, Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering, 2017-present
  • 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, 2011-2017
  • 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

  • Majdi I. Radaideh, Dean Price, Tomasz Kozlowski, ￿Criticality and uncertainty assessment of assembly misloading in BWR transportation cask,￿ Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 113, pp. 1-14, 2018.
  • Guojun Hu, Tomasz Kozlowski, ￿A Roe-type numerical solver for the two-phase two-fluid six-equation model with realistic equation of state,￿ Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 326, pp. 354￿370, 2018.
  • Xu Wu, Tomasz Kozlowski, Hadi Meidani, ￿Kriging-based Inverse Uncertainty Quantification of Nuclear Fuel Performance Code BISON Fission Gas Release Model using Time Series Measurement Data,￿ Reliability Engineering & System Safety, Vol. 169, pp. 422-436, 2018.
  • Xu Wu, Travis Mui, Guojun Hu, Hadi Meidani, Tomasz Kozlowski, ￿Inverse Uncertainty Quantification of TRACE Physical Model Parameters using Sparse Grid Stochastic Collocation Surrogate Models,￿ Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 319, pp. 185-200, 2017.
  • Xu Wu and Tomasz Kozlowski, ￿Inverse Uncertainty Quantification of Reactor Simulations under the Bayesian Framework using Surrogate Models Constructed by Polynomial Chaos Expansion,￿ Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 313, pp. 29-52, 2017.
  • Guojun Hu and Tomasz Kozlowski, "Inverse uncertainty quantification of TRACE physical model parameters using BFBT benchmark data," Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 96, pp. 197-203, 2016.
  • Rijan Shrestha and Tomasz Kozlowski, ￿Inverse Uncertainty Quantification of Input Model Parameters for Thermal-Hydraulics Simulations Using Expectation-Maximization Under Bayesian Framework,￿ Journal of Applied Statistics, Vol. 43, No. 6, 1011￿1026, 2016.
  • Rabie A. Abu Saleem, Tomasz Kozlowski, Rijan Shrestha, ￿A solver for the two-phase two-fluid model based on high-resolution total variation diminishing scheme,￿ Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 301, pp. 255￿263, 2016.
  • Xu Wu, Tomasz Kozlowski, Jason D. Hales, ￿Neutronics and Fuel Performance Evaluation of Accident Tolerant FeCrAl Cladding under Normal Operation Conditions,￿ Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 85, pp. 763￿775, 2015.
  • M. Avramova, K. Ivanov, T. Kozlowski, et al., ￿Multi-physics and Multi-Scale Benchmarking and Uncertainty Quantification within OECD/NEA Framework,￿ Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 84, pp. 178￿196, 2015.
  • Omar Zerkak, Tomasz Kozlowski, Ivan Gajev, ￿Review of multi-physics temporal coupling methods for analysis of nuclear reactors,￿ Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 84, pp. 225￿233, 2015.
  • Rabie Abu Saleem and Tomasz Kozlowski, ￿Development of High-Resolution Total Variation Diminishing Scheme for Linear Hyperbolic Problems,￿ Journal of Computational Engineering, Vol. 2015, Article ID 575380, 2015.

Journal Editorships

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