Reactor and Nuclear Systems Division

Kaushik Banerjee

Kaushik Banerjee, Ph.D.

R&D Staff, Used Fuel Systems
Reactor and Nuclear Systems Division
Nuclear Science and Engineering Directorate
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
P.O. Box 2008, Bldg. 5700
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6170
Phone: 865.241.5733
Fax: 865.574.3527
banerjeek@ornl.gov

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Development and use of mathematical and computational methods for Monte Carlo radiation transport
  • Criticality safety and radiation shielding analyses of used fuel systems

Education

  • Ph.D., Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan, 2010
  • M.S., Nuclear Engineering, Kansas State University, 2005
  • B.E., Metallurgical Engineering, Bengal Engineering College, Shibpore, India, 2001

Publications

K. Banerjee, and W. R. Martin, "Kernel Density Estimation Method for Monte Carlo Point Detector and Surface Crossing Flux Tallies," Nucl. Sci..Eng. 174, 30-45 (2013).

K. Banerjee, and W. R. Martin, "Kernel Density Estimation Method for Monte Carlo Global Flux Tallies," Nucl. Sci. Eng. 170, 234-250 (2012).

G. Yesilyurt, K. Banerjee, E. de Villéle, J. C. Lee, and W. R. Martin, "Coupled Nuclear-Thermal-Hydraulic Calculations for VHTRs," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 102, 519-521, June 2010.

K. Banerjee, and W. R. Martin, "Kernel Density Estimation Method for Monte Carlo Tallies with Unbounded Variance," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 101, 430-432, November 2009. (Best Paper Award)

K. Banerjee, and W. R. Martin, "Applying the Kernel Density Flux Estimator to Estimate Flux at a Point," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 100, 294-296, June 2009.

K. Banerjee, and W. R. Martin, "Kernel Density Estimated Global Flux Tallies," Proc. M&C Topical Meeting, American Nuclear Society, Saratoga Springs, NY, May 2009.

K. Banerjee, and W. R. Martin, "Using Kernel Density Estimation for Monte Carlo Tallies with Unbounded Variance," 21st International Conference on Transport Theory, Politecnico di Torino, Italy, July 2009.

K. Banerjee, and W. R. Martin, "Monte Carlo Global Scalar Flux Estimation with Kernel Density Estimator," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 99, 346-347, November 2008. (Best Paper Award)

K. Banerjee, and W. R. Martin, "A Proposed Kernel Density Estimator Method for Monte Carlo Eigenvalue Calculations," Proc. PHYSOR-08, Interlaken, Switzerland, September 2008.

K. Banerjee, and W. L. Dunn, "On X-ray Back-Scattering to Detect Hidden Cracks in Multi-Layer Structures," Appl. Radiat. Isotopes 65, 176-182 (2007).

W. L. Dunn, K. Banerjee, A. Allen, and J. van Meter, "Feasibility of a Method to Identify Targets That Are Likely to Contain Conventional Explosives," Nucl. Instrum. Meth. B 263, 179-182 (2007).

K. Banerjee, and W. L. Dunn, "Determination of Subsurface Defects Using Xray Scanning," 6th International Topical Meeting on Industrial Radiation and Radioisotope Measurement Applications, Hamilton, Canada., June 2005.

W. L. Dunn, K. Banerjee, and A. Allen, "Feasibility of a Method to Identify Targets That Are Likely to Contain Conventional Explosives," 6th International Topical Meeting on Industrial Radiation and Radioisotope Measurement Applications, Hamilton, Canada June 2005.