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Kostadin N. Ivanov Recognized by Marquis Who's Who for Dedication in Nuclear Engineering

Dr. Ivanov heads the department of nuclear engineering at North Carolina State University

On a research level, Dr. Ivanov is a member of the NEA/OECD Expert Group and chair of the Scientific Board on Uncertainty Analysis in Modeling.

    RALEIGH, NC, November 02, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Kostadin N. Ivanov has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Ivanov has always believed in the potential of nuclear energy for peaceful applications, and desires to improve economics and safety of nuclear power through predictive simulations. He is a professor of nuclear engineering and head of his department at North Carolina State University. Dr. Ivanov is well known for his work on OECD/NEA benchmark activities for multi-physics modeling and simulation for design and safety of nuclear reactors.

Born to Nikola K. Ivanov and Velichka V. Ivanova, Dr. Ivanov has reached his current success through consistent focused efforts and hard work. He attended the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences to earn a PhD in 1990, and taught with Pennsylvania State University for many years.
From 2007 to 2015, Dr. Ivanov held the title of Distinguished Professor of Nuclear Engineering at Penn State, and accrued numerous university awards and best paper awards at industry conferences. In addition, Dr. Ivanov is the author of 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals, and of 200 papers in international conference proceedings.

On a research level, Dr. Ivanov is a member of the NEA/OECD Expert Group and chair of the Scientific Board on Uncertainty Analysis in Modeling. He has retained membership with the American Nuclear Society for many years, and intends to continue teaching and working with the North Carolina State University for many more years to come.

After moving to the U.S. in 1993, Dr. Ivanov is now an American citizen. He has a brother, Vladimir, and is married to Maria N. Avramova. Dr. Ivanov is the proud father of Mira K. Ivanova and Emil N. Ivanov. In his spare time, he enjoys watching movies. Dr. Ivanov was selected for inclusion in the 58th and 57th editions of Who's Who in America.

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