Dr. Pavel Tsvetkov is an Associate Professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, and has been a member of the faculty since 2005.
His professional interests and expertise include: Advanced Energy Technologies and System Design; Nuclear Reactor Physics, Thermal Hydraulics, and Energy Conversion; Integrated Analysis of Nuclear Systems and Development of Methods & Tools Including Integrated/Hybrid Monte Carlo-Deterministic Modeling & Coupled Neutronics-Thermal-Hydraulic Analysis ; Complex Modeling of Nuclear Systems; Innovative Energy Systems (LWRs, HTGRs, Fast Reactors and ADSs, Hybrid Systems, Space Applications, Direct Energy Conversion, and etc.); Advanced Fuel Cycles (Self-Sustainability, Resource Consumption, Spectra Conditioning, Spent Fuel Management, Safety, Economics, Environmental Impact, Non-Proliferation); Safety of Nuclear Systems and Nuclear Energy Technologies; Information Technologies Relevant to Nuclear Engineering.
Dr. Tsvetkov received a Masters degree in Nuclear Engineering from the Moscow State Engineering Physics Institute (Tech. Univ.) in 1995, and a Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from Texas A&M University in 2002.