Alexander V. Prjanichnikov

Date of birth: May 3, 1965.

Education: The Faculty of Technical Physics in Moscow State Engineering Physics Institute (Technical University) (MEPhI)(1983-1989). Major: "Nuclear Reactors and Facilities". PhD.

Professional experience: Neutron-physic calculations of nuclear reactors. Participation in development of GETERA discrete ordinate code for neutron-physic calculations. Preparation of few group cross-sections for calculation of VVER and RBMK type reactors as a part of nuclear power plant training facility. Participation in development of training facility of the nuclear power plant. Modelling of neutron physic and thermal processes in reactor core. Modelling of reactor safety and control system. From 1989 till 1993 worked in MEPhI, chair №5. In 1993-1994 trained in the area of DAAD at Bochum university, Germany. From 1995 till 2008 worked in VNIIAES, branch №800 - participated in creation and modernisation of training facility of nuclear power plant in Russia and abroad.

Spheres of interests: Development of codes for preparation of neutron-physic constants.

Some publications:

1. The code Getera for cell and polycell calculations. Models and calculations. 1992 Topical meeting. Белоусов, Бычков, Марчук, Пряничников, Федоров. Charlston, USA. 1992

2. Использование метода Вероятностей первых столкновений для расчета ячеек реакторов со сложной геометрией. Белоусов, Бычков, Пряничников. Инженерная физика 2001.

3. Использование детализированных методов расчета нейтронно-физических характеристик в тренажерах АЭС. Пряничников , Доклад на конференции "Нейтроника 2003".

4. Учет гетерогенности ячеек реакторов БН при подготовке библиотек сечений для нестационарных расчетов. Доклад на конференции "Нейтроника 2007".