Prof. Kord S Smith

Korea Electric Power Company (KEPCO) Professor of the Practice of Nuclear Science and Engineering
Chief Scientist: DOE’s Office of Science, Center for Exascale Simulation of Advanced Reactors

Primary DLC

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

MIT Room: 24-221

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Modeling and Simulation of Reactor Cores
Computational Methods
High Performance Computing at the Exascale (10^18 FLOPS)

Research Summary

Development and application of computational physics methods for modeling and simulation of nuclear reactor cores: reactor physics analysis methods, fuel/core loading design and optimization, transient safety analysis, real-time operator training, and on-line plant monitoring.

Recent Work