Todd R. Allen

Professor

Room: 943
943 Engineering Research Building
1500 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 265-4083
Fax: (608) 263-7451
allen@engr.wisc.edu


Profile Summary

Professor Allen is a nuclear engineer and material scientist with research interests centered primarily in fuels and materials for nuclear energy systems. He especially emphasizes the areas of radiation damage and corrosion. His research group is advancing materials for Generation IV energy systems.He is currently on a leave of absence from the University of Wisconsin while serving as Deputy Laboratory Director for Science & Technology at the Idaho National Laboratory.He is also the Director of the Center for Material Science of Nuclear Fuel, an Energy Frontier Research Center.

Education

  • BS 1984, Nuclear Engineering, Northwestern University
  • MS 1991, Information Management, George Washington University
  • MS 1993, Nuclear Engineering, University of Michigan
  • PhD 1997, Nuclear Engineering, University of Michigan

Research Interests

  • materials for nuclear energy system
  • fission reactors
  • nuclear fuels
  • energy policy
  • sustainability of nuclear energy

Awards, Honors and Societies

  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (1991-1994)
  • American Nuclear Society Graduate Fellowship, five awards (1991-1995)
  • American Nuclear Society Material Science and Technology Division Literary Award (Best Journal Article) (1998, 2000)
  • Argonne National Laboratory Pacesetter award for outstanding performance (2001)
  • American Nuclear Society Young Engineer Award (2002)
  • Vilas Associate (2012)

Courses

Summer 2014

  • NE 990 - Research and Thesis
  • NE 890 - Pre-Dissertator\'s Research
  • NE 790 - Master\'s Research and Thesis
  • NE 699 - Advanced Independent Study
  • NE 990 - Research and Thesis
  • NE 890 - Pre-Dissertator\'s Research
  • NE 790 - Master\'s Research and Thesis
  • NE 699 - Advanced Independent Study
  • NE 990 - Research and Thesis
  • NE 890 - Pre-Dissertator\'s Research
  • NE 790 - Master\'s Research and Thesis
  • NE 699 - Advanced Independent Study
  • Profile Summary

    Professor Allen is a nuclear engineer and material scientist with research interests centered primarily in fuels and materials for nuclear energy systems. He especially emphasizes the areas of radiation damage and corrosion. His research group is advancing materials for Generation IV energy systems.He is currently on a leave of absence from the University of Wisconsin while serving as Deputy Laboratory Director for Science & Technology at the Idaho National Laboratory.He is also the Director of the Center for Material Science of Nuclear Fuel, an Energy Frontier Research Center.


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