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Name:      Navid Ayoobian (Assistant Professor)

Address:  Department of Nuclear Engineering, Faculty of Physics, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran

Tel:   +98-3793-4772

Fax:   +98-3793-2723

E-mail:      ,


1.      Ph.D., 2011, Nuclear Engineering from Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran. [Thesis: The Electron\Photon Transport Calculation with EPDL Library and SMART Algorithm for Parallel Platforms]

2.      M.Sc., 2005, MSc in Nuclear Engineering from Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran. [Analysis of Busher's Nuclear Spent Fuel Pool Shielding Using WIMS4-D and MCNP4C and Comparing to Busher Power Plant PSAR]

3.      B.Sc., 2001, MSc in Electrical Engineering-Control from Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran.




1.      "Fuel Burnup and Fuel Pool Shielding Analysis for Bushehr Nuclear Reactor VVER-1000", International Journal of Modern Physics E-Nuclear Physics, 15(4), 925-938, (2006).

2.      "Investigation of Biological Shields for the BNPP Spent Fuel Pool", Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology, 39, 20-27, 2007.

3.      "Cellular neural networks (CNN) simulation for the TN approximation of the time dependent neutron transport equation in slab geometry", Annals of Nuclear Energy, 35(12). 2313-2320, (2008).

4.      "Quantitative accuracy analysis of burnup calculations for BNPP fuel assemblies using FFTBM method", Progress in Nuclear Energy, 51(1), 170-176, (2009).

5.      "Dosimetry parameters calculation of two commercial iodine brachytherapy sources using SMARTEPANTS with EPDL97 library”, Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics, 8(4), 610-618, (2012).

6.      "Gafchromic film dosimetry of a new HDR 192Ir brachytherapy source”, Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 17(2), 194-205, (2016).

7.      "Multi-objective optimization of maintenance programs in nuclear power plants using Genetic Algorithm and Sensitivity Index decision making”, Annals of Nuclear Energy, 88, 95-99, (2016).

8.      "Monte Carlo dosimetry of the IRAsource high dose rate 192Ir brachytherapy source”, Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 39(2), 413-422, (2016).

9.      "Feasibility of producing MO-99 by fission of uranyl nitrate solution in MNSR reactor”, The 24th Iran nuclear conference, (2018).

10.  "Neutronic design of a homogeneous solution reactor in order to extract MO-99”, The 24th Iran nuclear conference, (2018).

11.  "Calculation of Optimal Pitch and Fuel Diameter for a Small Modular Reactor Using Discrete Multi-Objective Particle Swarm Optimization (MOPSO)”, Iran physics conference, (2018).

12.  "Optimizing the neutronic parameters of a small modular reactor (SMR) with the help of genetic algorithm”, The 25th Iran nuclear conference, (2019).

13.  "Robust tuned PID controller with PSO based on two-point kinetic model and adaptive disturbance rejection for a PWR-type reactor." Progress in Nuclear Energy 111 (2019): 183-194.

14.  "Investigations on a typical small modular PWR using coupled neutronic-thermal-mechanical evaluations to achieve long-life cycle-length." Progress in Nuclear Energy 119 (2020): 103176.

15.  "Conceptual design and uncertainty analysis of a typical 50 kW aqueous homogeneous reactor aimed for medical isotope production." Progress in Nuclear Energy 121 (2020): 103233.

16.  "Study of Neutronic Properties (Characteristics / Parameters) of Plate-type Fuel Assemblies in a Typical SMR and Assessment (Estimation) of Optimum Core Configuration (Layout) with Optimum Number of Plates”, The 26th Iran nuclear conference, (2020).

17.  "Investigating the thermomechanical properties of SiC, Zircaloy-4 and SS304L clads in a typical small modular reactor and choosing a suitable sheath with clad thickness”, The 26th Iran nuclear conference, (2020).

18.  "Development of a neural network method for measuring the energy spectrum of a pulsed electron beam, based on Bremsstrahlung X-Ray." Nuclear Engineering and Technology 53.1 (2021): 266-272.

19.  "Thermo-hydraulic investigations of a typical small modular pwr using computational fluid dynamics modelling." Thermal Engineering 68.12 (2021): 922-929.

20.  "Parameter measurement and optimization for a 3/6 dual-energy electron linear accelerator with industrial and inspection applications." Journal of Instrumentation 17.11 (2022): P11002.