K=1 Project

Dr. Parks is a senior lecturer of nuclear engineering in the University of Cambridge department of engineering, a position he has held since 1996. Previously, Dr. Parks served as a research fellow and later a senior research associate at Cambridge University Department of Engineering, funded by Nuclear Electric plc. He is currently the head of the computational design group in the Cambridge University Department of Engineering. The group is focused on application of advanced optimization methods to real world problems in a wide variety of areas including aerodynamic and nuclear. Dr. Parks is also a research leader within the Cambridge Nuclear Energy Centre and his focus largely centers on the design, operation, and control of nuclear reactor systems with particular interest in in-core fuel management. Dr. Parks’ current research concerns subcritical thorium based particle accelerator systems and the potential of such systems to manage the nuclear waste problem through transmutation. Dr. Parks received both his BA in engineering and his PhD in nuclear engineering from the University of Cambridge.

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