Mark H. Anderson

Research Professor

737 Engineering Research Building
1500 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 263-2802
Fax: (608) 265-4607
manderson@engr.wisc.edu


Profile Summary

Dr. Mark Anderson is a research professor in the Department of Engineering Physics and Director of the University of Wisconsin's Thermal Hydraulic Laboratory.  He also manages the UW - madison Tantalus facility in Stoughton WI. Dr. Anderson studies both the physics, thermal hydraulic performance and material corrosion issues of several diffrent fluids (salts, liquid metals, SCW, S-Co2). He is also currently the U.S. representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for the coordinated research project on supercritical fluids and has active research on the SCO2 Brayton cycle for nuclear, solar and fossil advanced power generation. He is one of the UW’s Co-PIs on the Department of Energy fluoride-cooled nuclear reactor integrated research project and focuses on salt chemistry, purification and materials compatibility.  Dr. Anderson was recently awarded the Young Investigator Engineering Achievement Award from the American Nuclear Society for his work on liquid salts and supercritical fluids. He has been awarded three patents and has published over 150 papers in various areas related to physics, energy science, production and utilization. Dr. Anderson currently serves as an Associate Editor for the ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering & Radiation Science.

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  • 737 Engineering Research Building 1500 Engineering Drive Madison, WI 53706Tel: 608/263-2802 Fax: 608/265-4607 E-mail: manderson@engr.wisc.edu

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Profile Summary

Dr. Mark Anderson is a research professor in the Department of Engineering Physics and Director of the University of Wisconsin\'s Thermal Hydraulic Laboratory.  He also manages the UW - madison Tantalus facility in Stoughton WI. Dr. Anderson studies both the physics, thermal hydraulic performance and material corrosion issues of several diffrent fluids (salts, liquid metals, SCW, S-Co2). He is also currently the U.S. representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for the coordinated research project on supercritical fluids and has active research on the SCO2 Brayton cycle for nuclear, solar and fossil advanced power generation. He is one of the UW’s Co-PIs on the Department of Energy fluoride-cooled nuclear reactor integrated research project and focuses on salt chemistry, purification and materials compatibility.  Dr. Anderson was recently awarded the Young Investigator Engineering Achievement Award from the American Nuclear Society for his work on liquid salts and supercritical fluids. He has been awarded three patents and has published over 150 papers in various areas related to physics, energy science, production and utilization. Dr. Anderson currently serves as an Associate Editor for the ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering & Radiation Science.

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