Anil K. Prinja

 

Anil K. Prinja
Professor and Associate Chair
Farris Engineering Center - Room 151

505 277.4600
prinja@unm.edu

 

Education:

  • Ph.D. Queen Mary College, Univeristy of London, Nuclear Engineering, 1980
  • B.Sc. "First Class Honors" Queen Mary College, Univeristy of London, Nuclear Engineering, 1976
 

Research

  • High Energy Charged Particle Transport
  • Radiation Transport in Random Media
  • Stochastic Methods for Uncertainty Quantification in Radiation Transport
  • Branching Processes in Fissile Bodies

 

Professional Experience

  • 2006 - Present: Associate Director, Center for Nuclear Nonproliferation Science and Technology (CNNST), School of Engineering • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
  • 2002- Present: Associate Chair, Department of Chemical & Nuclear Engineering • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
  • 1999- Present: Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics (Secondary Appointment) • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
  • 1995- Present: Professor, Department of Chemical & Nuclear Engineering • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
  • 1989- 1995: Associate Professor, Department of Chemical & Nuclear Engineering • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
  • 1987 - 1989: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical & Nuclear Engineering • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
  • 1980-87: Assistant/Associate Research Engineer, Mechanical, Aerospace & Nuclear Engineering Department • UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.

Teaching

  • ChNE 310 Neutron Diffusion
  • ChNE 410 Nuclear Reactor Theory
  • ChNE 511 Advanced Reactor Theory
  • ChNE 520 Radiation Transportation
  • ChNE 524 Radiation Interactions with Matter
  • ChNE 525 Advanced Engineering Mathematics I
  • ChNE 526 Advanced Engineering Mathematics II
  • ChNE 560 Nuclear Reactor Dynamics
  • ChNE 515 Special Topics: Transport Theory

 

Selected Publications:

  • A.K. Prinja and E.W. Larsen, Principles of Neutron Transport, Handbook of Nuclear Engineering, D.G. Cacuci (Ed.), Springer (Spring 2010).
  • E.D. Fichtl, J.S.Warsa, and A.K. Prinja, Krylov Iterative Methods and Synthetic Acceleration for Transport in Binary Statistical Media, Journal of Computational Physics (submitted).
  • E.W. Larsen and A.K. Prinja, A New Derivation of Akcasu's MLP Equations for 1-D Particle Transport in Stochastic Media,'' Annals of Nuclear Energy, 35, 620 (2008).
  • A.K. Prinja and E.D. Fichtl, Atomic Mix Synthetic Acceleration Of Dose Computations In Binary Statistical Media, Nuclear Science and Engineering, 156, 441 (2007).
  • J.E. Morel, A.K. Prinja, J.M. McGhee, T.A. Wareing, and B.C. Franke, A Discretization Scheme for the Three-Dimensional Angular Fokker-Planck Operator, Nuclear Science and Engineering, 156, 154 (2007).
  • A.K. Prinja and G.L. Olson, Grey Radiative Transfer in Binary Statistical Media with Material Temperature Coupling: Asymptotic Limits, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer. 90, 131 (2005).
  • A.K. Prinja, On the Master Equation Approach to Transport in Discrete Random Media in the Presence of Scattering, Annals of Nuclear Energy, 31, 2005 (2004).