Dr. Ganapati Myneni

Director VT-India Nuclear Energy Partnership

Adjunct Faculty

Virginia Tech

grmyneni@gmail.com

Curriculum Vitae

Board of Directors, International Symposium On Hydrogen In Matter (ISOHIM) PhD, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (1980). Recipient of Indo-German Scientific Exchange Award at the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Berlin, worked on Joint European Torus (JET) and completed postdoctoral work at the University of Southampton, England.

Appointed by two consecutive Governors of Virginia to Board of Directors of Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority (since 2013) and Virginia Energy Council (since 2014) respectively. Served as research professor/graduate faculty at the University of Virginia and North Carolina State University. Currently affiliated faculty/graduate faculty member Virginia Tech, Virginia Commonwealth & Old Dominion University.

Present focus – developing radioisotopes based on efficient and economic ingot niobium CW SRF accelerator technology and pursuing this technology to advance nuclear energy systems internationally. Organizer of International Symposia On Hydrogen In Matter (ISOHIM). Development of Virginia Tech - India partnership to advance nuclear energy options for a greener world.

Holder of 10 patents; edited 6 books/conference proceedings on accelerator related technologies. Authored/co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications on accelerator-technologies-instrumentation. Established the Virginia Accelerator-Driven Subcritical-Systems (ADS) Consortium, organizes International workshops on ADS/Thorium Utilization. The 5th such workshop will be hosted by SCK/CEN Mol, Belgium during the fall of 2019. ANS Life Member.

Dr.Myneni was has been the leading architect of five international symposiums featuring "Accelerator Driven Systems and Thorium Utilization".

1st International ADS&ThU Workshop 2010, USA
http://www.phys.vt.edu/~kimballton/gem-star/workshop/index.shtml

2nd International ADS&ThU Workshop 2011, India
http://www.ivsnet.org/ADS/ADS2011/

3rd International ADS&ThU Workshop, 2014, USA
http://adsthu.org/index.html

4th International ADS&ThU Workshop 2016 UK
https://indico.cern.ch/event/509528/contributions/

5th International ADS&ThU Workshop 2019 Belgium
SCK-CEN, Mol, Belgium Nov 6-8, 2019