737 6523
alan.tkaczyk@ut.ee

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.09.2019–...   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, tehnoloogiainstituut, tehnikateaduse vanemteadur (1,00)
01.03.2018–31.08.2019   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, tehnoloogiainstituut, tehnikateaduse vanemteadur (0,10)
20.06.2017–31.08.2019   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, füüsika instituut, tehnikateaduse dotsent (0,90)
01.01.2016–19.06.2017   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, füüsika instituut, tehnikateaduse dotsent (1,00)
01.09.2014–31.12.2015   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Füüsika Instituut, tehnikateaduse dotsent (1,00)
01.01.2010–31.08.2014   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Füüsika Instituut, tehnikateaduste dotsent (1,00)
01.09.2009–31.12.2009   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Füüsika Instituut, tehnikateaduste dotsent (0,70)
01.01.2008–31.08.2009   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Füüsika Instituut, kompuuterfüüsika erakorraline dotsent (0,60)
01.01.2008–31.08.2009   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Füüsika Instituut, materjaliteaduse erakorraline teadur (0,40)
15.07.2007–31.12.2007   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Füüsika Instituut, materjaliteaduse erakorraline teadur (0,40)
15.07.2007–31.12.2007   
Tartu Ülikool, Füüsika-keemiateaduskond, Eksperimentaalfüüsika ja tehnoloogia instituut, kompuuterfüüsika erakorraline dotsent (0,60)
01.01.2005–31.12.2005   
University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Graduate Student Instructor
01.01.2005–31.12.2005   
Ian Wark Research Institute (University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia), Wetting and Surface Interactions Laboratory, Visiting Researcher
2003–2004   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Füüsika Instituut, Visiting Fulbright Fellow (1,00)
01.01.2001–31.12.2007   
University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA), Micro/Nano/Molecular Biotechnology Laboratory, Research Assistant
01.01.2001–31.12.2001   
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore, California, USA), BioSecurity and Nanoscience Laboratory, Summer Student Researcher
01.01.2000–31.12.2000   
Seagate Technology (Bloomington, Minnesota, USA), Summer Intern
01.01.1999–31.12.1999   
Massachusetts Institute of Technology / National Science Foundation (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA), Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Summer Intern
01.01.1998–31.12.1999   
Delphi Automotive Systems (Wuppertal, Germany), Electrical Systems Development, Co-op Student
01.01.1998–31.12.1998   
Delphi Automotive Systems (Warren, Ohio, USA), Integrated Vehicle Electrical Electronic Systems, Intern
01.01.1998–31.12.1998   
Cray Research/Silicon Graphics, Inc. (Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, USA), Summer Intern
01.01.1997–31.12.2000   
Iowa State University (Ames, Iowa, USA), Materials Science & Engineering Department, Polymers and Composites Group, Research Assistant
01.01.1997–31.12.1997   
Cornell University / National Science Foundation (Ithaca, New York, USA), Department of Chemical Engineering, Summer Intern
01.01.1996–31.12.1996   
Indiana University Medical Center (Indianapolis, Indiana, USA), IUPUI Nephrology Department, Laboratory Assistant
 
 
Haridustee
2001–2007   
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan--Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, 2007
2001–2003   
Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan--Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, 2003
1996–2001   
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Materials Engineering, Iowa State University--Ames, Iowa, USA, 2001
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2010−...   
Track Co-chair, ASME ICONE-18 Conference: 18th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-18)
2009−...   
IAEA Baltic Research Reactor Network: Member
2009−...   
IAEA - EMRAS II (Environmental Modelling for Radiation Safety) group: Member. WG2 (NORM & Legacy Sites), WG3 (Waste Disposal)
2009−...   
International Coordinator and Committee Member, UT-TTU Nuclear Master’s Program "Nuclear Energetics and Nuclear Safety".
2000−...   
Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Honor Society (USA), Iowa Pi Epsilon Chapter, Member
1999−...   
Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society (USA), Iowa Alpha Chapter, Member
1997−...   
Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society (USA), Member
1997−...   
Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society (USA), Member
2009−2009   
IAEA - Development of Curricula in Nuclear Science and Technology
2008−2009   
European Union FUNMIG (Fundamental Processes of Radionuclide Migration) group: FP6-external member
2008−2009   
European Union PAMINA (Performance Assessment Methodologies in Application to Guide the Development of the Safety Case) group: FP6-external member
2005−2007   
Southeast Michigan Chapter of the Fulbright Association (USA), Board Member
2005−2006   
University of Michigan Rackham Graduate School Dean’s FORUM, Mechanical Engineering Department Representative (USA)
2001−2001   
American Society of Mechanical Engineers - ASME International (USA), Iowa State University Student Section, Social Chair
2001−2007   
University of Michigan Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Council (USA), Member
2000−2000   
American Ceramic Society (USA), Iowa State University Student Branch, Vice President
2000−2000   
Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society (USA), Iowa State University Tau Beta Pi Chapter (Iowa Alpha), Student Council Representative
1999−2000   
American Society of Mechanical Engineers - ASME International (USA), Iowa State University Student Section, Design Competitions Director
1999−2001   
ASM International - ASM / The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society - TMS (USA)
1997−1998   
American Society of Mechanical Engineers - ASME International (USA), Iowa State University Student Section, Design Competitions Director
 
 
Loometöö
INVITED PANELIST
• "The Politics of Sustainable Development," Invited Panelist, IYNC 2006.
• "Future of the Nuclear Industry from the Perspective of the Young Generation," Invited Panelist, ICONE-9..
 
 
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

NUCLEAR ENERGY

CONTINUING NUCLEAR EDUCATION
• International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Group Fellowship Training Programme on Research Reactors: A 6-week technical course on nuclear research reactors including theoretical classes and hands-on experiments at 3 nuclear facilities (TRIGA 250kW reactor, Vienna; VVR 10MW reactor, Budapest; 100kW training reactor, Budapest).
• Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique (CEA) Principles and Operation of Nuclear Reactors Course: A 2-week technical course on the Saclay training reactor. Including reactor principles, reactor kinetics (theoretical courses and simulator), reactor thermal-hydraulics, reactor start up, reactivity effects, rod calibration, global power plant operation (SIREP-PWR simulator).

NUCLEAR MEETINGS AND SHORT COURSES
• IAEA Technical Meeting on Development of Curricula in Nuclear Science and Technology. Vienna, Austria: December 7-11, 2009.
• Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP) Infrastructure Development Working Group (IDWG) Fifth Meeting and Workshop. Vienna, Austria: December 9-10, 2009.
• IAEA European Workshop on Workforce Planning to Support the Introduction of Nuclear Power Programmes. Vienna, Austria: October 27-30, 2009.
• U.S. DOE Baltic Clean and Green Energy Conference. Tallinn, Estonia: October 14-15, 2009.
• Final PAMINA annual workshop: Performance assessment methodologies in application to guide the development of the safety case. Hohenkammer, Germany: September 28-30, 2009.
• PAMINA training course: Performance assessment methodologies in application to guide the development of the safety case. Garching, Germany: September 24-26, 2009.
• IAEA EMRAS II Joint Working Group Meetings: Environmental Modelling for Radiation Safety. Vienna, Austria: September 22-25, 2009.
• FISA 2009, 7th European Commission conference on EURATOM research and training in reactor systems. Prague, Czech Republic: June 22-24, 2009.
• EURATOM Post-FISA Workshop “Integration of nuclear education and training: common needs, EU vision and instruments.” Prague, Czech Republic: June 25, 2009.
• IAEA EMRAS II Technical Meeting: Environmental Modelling for Radiation Safety. Vienna, Austria: January 19-23, 2009.
• 4th FUNMIG annual workshop: Fundamental Processes of Radionuclide Migration. Karlsruhe, Germany: November 24-27, 2008.
• Estonian Nuclear Power Conference: Today’s Safe Nuclear Power - Management of the Plants and Nuclear Waste. Tallinn, Estonia: October 9-10, 2008.
• 3rd FUNMIG training course: Use of Scientific Results in Performance Assessment (Fundamental Processes of Radionuclide Migration). Barcelona, Spain: October 6-7, 2008.
• NATO Advanced Study Institute on Materials for Generation-IV Nuclear Reactors (MATGEN-IV). Cargèse, France: September 24-October 6, 2007.
• IYNC 2006, International Youth Nuclear Congress. Stockholm, Sweden: 18-23 June, 2006.
Invited Panelist, "The Politics of Sustainable Development"
• FJOHSS 2005, Frederic Joliot & Otto Hahn Summer School on Nuclear Reactors: Irradiated Fuel Management, Waste Treatment, Recycle and Decommissioning, organized by Nexia Solutions. Sellafield, UK: October 24-28, 2005.
• ICONE-13, 13th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering. Beijing, China: May 16-20, 2005.
• FJOHSS 2003, Frederic Joliot & Otto Hahn Summer School in Reactor Physics: Modern Reactor Physics and the Modelling of Complex Systems. Karlsruhe, Germany: August 20-29, 2003.
• ICONE-11, 11th Intl. Conference on Nuclear Engineering. Shinjuku, Japan: April 20-23, 2003.
• IYNC 2002, International Youth Nuclear Congress. Daejeon, South Korea: April 16-20, 2002.
• ICONE-9, 9th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering. Nice, France: April 8-12, 2001.
Invited Panelist, "Future of the Nuclear Industry from the Perspective of the Young Generation"
• ICONE-8, 8th Intl. Conference on Nuclear Engineering. Baltimore, MD, USA: April 2-6, 2000.

MICROFLUIDICS, MICRO- AND NANO-ENGINEERING
• NATO Advanced Study Institute on Nanostructured Materials for Advanced Technological Applications. Sozopol, Bulgaria: June 1-13, 2008.
• NATO Advanced Study Institute on Mini-Micro Fuel Cells as Electric Energy Generators. Çeşme, Turkey: July 22-August 3, 2007.
• MMTDK (Materials Science and Materials Technology Doctoral School) Summer School: Functional Materials. Pühajärve, Estonia: June 26-28, 2007.
• 5th International Meeting on Electrowetting. Rochester, NY: May 31-June 2, 2006.
• UCLA Institute for Pure & Applied Mathematics Workshop. Cells and Materials: At the Interface between Mathematics, Biology and Engineering. Workshop II: Microfluidic Flows in Nature and Microfluidic Technologies. Los Angeles, CA: April 18 - 22, 2006.
• NSF DMII 2005, Manufacturing for the New Millennium: 2005 NSF Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference. Scottsdale, AZ: January 3-5, 2005.
• Estonian Physical Society Summer School for Young Physicists. Türisalu, Estonia: June 18-20, 2004.
• University of Helsinki Winter School in Theoretical Chemistry 2003: Quantum Chemistry Bordering Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Helsinki, Finland: December 8-11, 2003.
• µTAS 2003, 7th International Conference on Micro Total Analysis Systems. Squaw Valley, CA: October 5-9, 2003.
• EMBS-BMES 2002, Second Joint Meeting of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society and the Biomedical Engineering Society. Houston, TX: October 23-26, 2002.
• TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society) Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA: February 17-21, 2002.
• TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society) Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA: Feb 11-15, 2001.
• ACS (American Chemical Society) National Meeting. San Francisco, CA: March 26-30, 2000.

GENERAL ACADEMIC AND EDUCATIONAL TRAINING
• Training: Didactics in the physical sciences (“Reaalteaduste didaktika”). Estonia: February-June, 2009.
• Training: Conflict management (“Konflikti juhtimine”). Tartu, Estonia: April 23-24, 2009.
• Training: Implementing changes (“Muudatuste elluviimine”). Tartu, Estonia: April 22, 2009.
• Training: Leading a work group (“Töögrupi juhtimine”). Tartu, Estonia: April 15, 2009.
• Training: Responsibilities of the project manager during the implementation of a project (“Projektijuhi ülesanded projekti läbiviimisel”). Tartu, Estonia: April 1, 2009.
• Training: Public speaking (“Avalik esinemine”). Tartu, Estonia: March 4-5, 2009.
• Training, Winter Academy for faculty members: New approaches to supervising scientific work and dissertations (“Uued lähenemised teadustööde juhendamisel”). Pärnu, Estonia: January 13-15, 2009.
• Training, Summer Academy for faculty members: Supervising scientific work and dissertations of students (“Üliõpilaste teadustööde juhendamine”). Jõgevamaa, Estonia: August 21-23, 2008.
• Training, Summer Academy for faculty members: Goals to be achieved in cooperation – the interconnection between planning, grading, and learning (“Eesmärgid, mida saavutame koostöös – kavandamise, hindamise ja õppimise sidusus”). Rõuge, Estonia: August 23-24, 2007.
• 9th Estonian Physical Society Fall School for Physical Scientists. Kääriku, Estonia: October 19-21, 2007.
• 5th Estonian Physical Society Summer School for Physical Scientists. Arbavere, Estonia: June 15-17, 2007.
• Academic Careers in Engineering & the Sciences (ACES) Workshop. Ann Arbor, MI: October 10-November 7, 2006
• Getting Ready for an Academic Career: Preparing Future Faculty Conference. Ann Arbor, MI: October 13, 2006
• Academic Career Path Workshop. Ann Arbor, MI: November 29, 2005 and March 7, 2005
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Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2010, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, CEA/INSTN Principles and Operation of Nuclear Reactors Training Certificate
2009, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, IAEA Research Reactor Fellow & EERRI Research Reactor Training Certificate
2006, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, University of Michigan Engineering Academic Scholar Award (USA)
2003, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, Fulbright Fellow to Estonia (U.S. Student Program, 2003-2004)
2001, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow (USA)
2000, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Honor Society (USA)
1999, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society (USA)
1997, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society (USA)
1997, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society (USA)
1996, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, National Merit Scholar (USA)
1996, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, 21 1st-3rd medals for Regional, State, and National Science Olympiad (USA)
1996, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, "I Dare You" American Youth Foundation Leadership Award (USA)
1996, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, Salutatorian of high school class (academic rank #2 of 601)
1995, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Languages (7-week trip to improve German language skills)
1995, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, 9th nationally, 2nd in Indiana on US National Chemistry Olympiad (USA)
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 4. Loodusteadused ja tehnika; 4.10. Füüsika; TÄPSUSTUS: Microfluidics, Biopolymers and Microfabrication, Nuclear energy

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alan.tkaczyk@ut.ee

Career

Institutions and positions
01.09.2019–...   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Technology, Senior Research Fellow in Engineering Science (1,00)
01.03.2018–31.08.2019   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Technology, Senior Research Fellow in Engineering Science (0,10)
20.06.2017–31.08.2019   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Physics, Associate Professor in Engineering Science (0,90)
01.01.2016–19.06.2017   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Physics, Associate Professor (1,00)
01.09.2014–31.12.2015   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Physics, University of Tartu, Associate Professor (1,00)
01.01.2010–31.08.2014   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Physics, University of Tartu, Associate Professor in Engineering Science (1,00)
01.09.2009–31.12.2009   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Physics, University of Tartu, Associate Professor of Engineering Science (0,70)
01.01.2008–31.08.2009   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Physics, University of Tartu, Senior Lecturer extraordinarius (0,60)
01.01.2008–31.08.2009   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Physics, University of Tartu, Research Fellow extraordinarius (0,40)
15.07.2007–31.12.2007   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Physics, University of Tartu, Research Fellow extraordinarius (0,40)
15.07.2007–31.12.2007   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Physics and Chemistry, Institute of Experimental Physics and Technology, Senior Lecturer extraordinarius (0,60)
01.01.2005–31.12.2005   
University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Graduate Student Instructor
01.01.2005–31.12.2005   
Ian Wark Research Institute (University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia), Wetting and Surface Interactions Laboratory, Visiting Researcher
2003–2004   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Physics, University of Tartu, Visiting Fulbright Fellow (1,00)
01.01.2001–31.12.2007   
University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA), Micro/Nano/Molecular Biotechnology Laboratory, Research Assistant
01.01.2001–31.12.2001   
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore, California, USA), BioSecurity and Nanoscience Laboratory, Summer Student Researcher
01.01.2000–31.12.2000   
Seagate Technology (Bloomington, Minnesota, USA), Summer Intern
01.01.1999–31.12.1999   
Massachusetts Institute of Technology / National Science Foundation (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA), Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Summer Intern
01.01.1998–31.12.1999   
Delphi Automotive Systems (Wuppertal, Germany), Electrical Systems Development, Co-op Student
01.01.1998–31.12.1998   
Delphi Automotive Systems (Warren, Ohio, USA), Integrated Vehicle Electrical Electronic Systems, Intern
01.01.1998–31.12.1998   
Cray Research/Silicon Graphics, Inc. (Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, USA), Summer Intern
01.01.1997–31.12.2000   
Iowa State University (Ames, Iowa, USA), Materials Science & Engineering Department, Polymers and Composites Group, Research Assistant
01.01.1997–31.12.1997   
Cornell University / National Science Foundation (Ithaca, New York, USA), Department of Chemical Engineering, Summer Intern
01.01.1996–31.12.1996   
Indiana University Medical Center (Indianapolis, Indiana, USA), IUPUI Nephrology Department, Laboratory Assistant
 
 
Education
2001–2007   
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan--Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, 2007
2001–2003   
Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan--Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, 2003
1996–2001   
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Materials Engineering, Iowa State University--Ames, Iowa, USA, 2001
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2010−...   
Track Co-chair, ASME ICONE-18 Conference: 18th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-18)
2009−...   
IAEA Baltic Research Reactor Network: Member
2009−...   
IAEA - EMRAS II (Environmental Modelling for Radiation Safety) group: Member. WG2 (NORM & Legacy Sites), WG3 (Waste Disposal)
2009−...   
International Coordinator and Committee Member, UT-TTU Nuclear Master’s Program "Nuclear Energetics and Nuclear Safety".
2000−...   
Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Honor Society (USA), Iowa Pi Epsilon Chapter, Member
1999−...   
Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society (USA), Iowa Alpha Chapter, Member
1997−...   
Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society (USA), Member
1997−...   
Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society (USA), Member
2009−2009   
IAEA - Development of Curricula in Nuclear Science and Technology
2008−2009   
European Union FUNMIG (Fundamental Processes of Radionuclide Migration) group: FP6-external member
2008−2009   
European Union PAMINA (Performance Assessment Methodologies in Application to Guide the Development of the Safety Case) group: FP6-external member
2005−2007   
Southeast Michigan Chapter of the Fulbright Association (USA), Board Member
2005−2006   
University of Michigan Rackham Graduate School Dean’s FORUM, Mechanical Engineering Department Representative (USA)
2001−2001   
American Society of Mechanical Engineers - ASME International (USA), Iowa State University Student Section, Social Chair
2001−2007   
University of Michigan Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Council (USA), Member
2000−2000   
American Ceramic Society (USA), Iowa State University Student Branch, Vice President
2000−2000   
Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society (USA), Iowa State University Tau Beta Pi Chapter (Iowa Alpha), Student Council Representative
1999−2000   
American Society of Mechanical Engineers - ASME International (USA), Iowa State University Student Section, Design Competitions Director
1999−2001   
ASM International - ASM / The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society - TMS (USA)
1997−1998   
American Society of Mechanical Engineers - ASME International (USA), Iowa State University Student Section, Design Competitions Director
 
 
Creative work
INVITED PANELIST
• "The Politics of Sustainable Development," Invited Panelist, IYNC 2006.
• "Future of the Nuclear Industry from the Perspective of the Young Generation," Invited Panelist, ICONE-9..
 
 
Additional information
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

NUCLEAR ENERGY

CONTINUING NUCLEAR EDUCATION
• International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Group Fellowship Training Programme on Research Reactors: A 6-week technical course on nuclear research reactors including theoretical classes and hands-on experiments at 3 nuclear facilities (TRIGA 250kW reactor, Vienna; VVR 10MW reactor, Budapest; 100kW training reactor, Budapest).
• Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique (CEA) Principles and Operation of Nuclear Reactors Course: A 2-week technical course on the Saclay training reactor. Including reactor principles, reactor kinetics (theoretical courses and simulator), reactor thermal-hydraulics, reactor start up, reactivity effects, rod calibration, global power plant operation (SIREP-PWR simulator).

NUCLEAR MEETINGS AND SHORT COURSES
• IAEA Technical Meeting on Development of Curricula in Nuclear Science and Technology. Vienna, Austria: December 7-11, 2009.
• Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP) Infrastructure Development Working Group (IDWG) Fifth Meeting and Workshop. Vienna, Austria: December 9-10, 2009.
• IAEA European Workshop on Workforce Planning to Support the Introduction of Nuclear Power Programmes. Vienna, Austria: October 27-30, 2009.
• U.S. DOE Baltic Clean and Green Energy Conference. Tallinn, Estonia: October 14-15, 2009.
• Final PAMINA annual workshop: Performance assessment methodologies in application to guide the development of the safety case. Hohenkammer, Germany: September 28-30, 2009.
• PAMINA training course: Performance assessment methodologies in application to guide the development of the safety case. Garching, Germany: September 24-26, 2009.
• IAEA EMRAS II Joint Working Group Meetings: Environmental Modelling for Radiation Safety. Vienna, Austria: September 22-25, 2009.
• FISA 2009, 7th European Commission conference on EURATOM research and training in reactor systems. Prague, Czech Republic: June 22-24, 2009.
• EURATOM Post-FISA Workshop “Integration of nuclear education and training: common needs, EU vision and instruments.” Prague, Czech Republic: June 25, 2009.
• IAEA EMRAS II Technical Meeting: Environmental Modelling for Radiation Safety. Vienna, Austria: January 19-23, 2009.
• 4th FUNMIG annual workshop: Fundamental Processes of Radionuclide Migration. Karlsruhe, Germany: November 24-27, 2008.
• Estonian Nuclear Power Conference: Today’s Safe Nuclear Power - Management of the Plants and Nuclear Waste. Tallinn, Estonia: October 9-10, 2008.
• 3rd FUNMIG training course: Use of Scientific Results in Performance Assessment (Fundamental Processes of Radionuclide Migration). Barcelona, Spain: October 6-7, 2008.
• NATO Advanced Study Institute on Materials for Generation-IV Nuclear Reactors (MATGEN-IV). Cargèse, France: September 24-October 6, 2007.
• IYNC 2006, International Youth Nuclear Congress. Stockholm, Sweden: 18-23 June, 2006.
Invited Panelist, "The Politics of Sustainable Development"
• FJOHSS 2005, Frederic Joliot & Otto Hahn Summer School on Nuclear Reactors: Irradiated Fuel Management, Waste Treatment, Recycle and Decommissioning, organized by Nexia Solutions. Sellafield, UK: October 24-28, 2005.
• ICONE-13, 13th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering. Beijing, China: May 16-20, 2005.
• FJOHSS 2003, Frederic Joliot & Otto Hahn Summer School in Reactor Physics: Modern Reactor Physics and the Modelling of Complex Systems. Karlsruhe, Germany: August 20-29, 2003.
• ICONE-11, 11th Intl. Conference on Nuclear Engineering. Shinjuku, Japan: April 20-23, 2003.
• IYNC 2002, International Youth Nuclear Congress. Daejeon, South Korea: April 16-20, 2002.
• ICONE-9, 9th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering. Nice, France: April 8-12, 2001.
Invited Panelist, "Future of the Nuclear Industry from the Perspective of the Young Generation"
• ICONE-8, 8th Intl. Conference on Nuclear Engineering. Baltimore, MD, USA: April 2-6, 2000.

MICROFLUIDICS, MICRO- AND NANO-ENGINEERING
• NATO Advanced Study Institute on Nanostructured Materials for Advanced Technological Applications. Sozopol, Bulgaria: June 1-13, 2008.
• NATO Advanced Study Institute on Mini-Micro Fuel Cells as Electric Energy Generators. Çeşme, Turkey: July 22-August 3, 2007.
• MMTDK (Materials Science and Materials Technology Doctoral School) Summer School: Functional Materials. Pühajärve, Estonia: June 26-28, 2007.
• 5th International Meeting on Electrowetting. Rochester, NY: May 31-June 2, 2006.
• UCLA Institute for Pure & Applied Mathematics Workshop. Cells and Materials: At the Interface between Mathematics, Biology and Engineering. Workshop II: Microfluidic Flows in Nature and Microfluidic Technologies. Los Angeles, CA: April 18 - 22, 2006.
• NSF DMII 2005, Manufacturing for the New Millennium: 2005 NSF Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference. Scottsdale, AZ: January 3-5, 2005.
• Estonian Physical Society Summer School for Young Physicists. Türisalu, Estonia: June 18-20, 2004.
• University of Helsinki Winter School in Theoretical Chemistry 2003: Quantum Chemistry Bordering Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Helsinki, Finland: December 8-11, 2003.
• µTAS 2003, 7th International Conference on Micro Total Analysis Systems. Squaw Valley, CA: October 5-9, 2003.
• EMBS-BMES 2002, Second Joint Meeting of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society and the Biomedical Engineering Society. Houston, TX: October 23-26, 2002.
• TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society) Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA: February 17-21, 2002.
• TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society) Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA: Feb 11-15, 2001.
• ACS (American Chemical Society) National Meeting. San Francisco, CA: March 26-30, 2000.

GENERAL ACADEMIC AND EDUCATIONAL TRAINING
• Training: Didactics in the physical sciences (“Reaalteaduste didaktika”). Estonia: February-June, 2009.
• Training: Conflict management (“Konflikti juhtimine”). Tartu, Estonia: April 23-24, 2009.
• Training: Implementing changes (“Muudatuste elluviimine”). Tartu, Estonia: April 22, 2009.
• Training: Leading a work group (“Töögrupi juhtimine”). Tartu, Estonia: April 15, 2009.
• Training: Responsibilities of the project manager during the implementation of a project (“Projektijuhi ülesanded projekti läbiviimisel”). Tartu, Estonia: April 1, 2009.
• Training: Public speaking (“Avalik esinemine”). Tartu, Estonia: March 4-5, 2009.
• Training, Winter Academy for faculty members: New approaches to supervising scientific work and dissertations (“Uued lähenemised teadustööde juhendamisel”). Pärnu, Estonia: January 13-15, 2009.
• Training, Summer Academy for faculty members: Supervising scientific work and dissertations of students (“Üliõpilaste teadustööde juhendamine”). Jõgevamaa, Estonia: August 21-23, 2008.
• Training, Summer Academy for faculty members: Goals to be achieved in cooperation – the interconnection between planning, grading, and learning (“Eesmärgid, mida saavutame koostöös – kavandamise, hindamise ja õppimise sidusus”). Rõuge, Estonia: August 23-24, 2007.
• 9th Estonian Physical Society Fall School for Physical Scientists. Kääriku, Estonia: October 19-21, 2007.
• 5th Estonian Physical Society Summer School for Physical Scientists. Arbavere, Estonia: June 15-17, 2007.
• Academic Careers in Engineering & the Sciences (ACES) Workshop. Ann Arbor, MI: October 10-November 7, 2006
• Getting Ready for an Academic Career: Preparing Future Faculty Conference. Ann Arbor, MI: October 13, 2006
• Academic Career Path Workshop. Ann Arbor, MI: November 29, 2005 and March 7, 2005
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Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2010, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, CEA/INSTN Principles and Operation of Nuclear Reactors Training Certificate
2009, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, IAEA Research Reactor Fellow & EERRI Research Reactor Training Certificate
2006, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, University of Michigan Engineering Academic Scholar Award (USA)
2003, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, Fulbright Fellow to Estonia (U.S. Student Program, 2003-2004)
2001, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow (USA)
2000, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Honor Society (USA)
1999, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society (USA)
1997, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society (USA)
1997, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society (USA)
1996, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, National Merit Scholar (USA)
1996, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, 21 1st-3rd medals for Regional, State, and National Science Olympiad (USA)
1996, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, "I Dare You" American Youth Foundation Leadership Award (USA)
1996, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, Salutatorian of high school class (academic rank #2 of 601)
1995, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Languages (7-week trip to improve German language skills)
1995, Alan Henry Tkaczyk, 9th nationally, 2nd in Indiana on US National Chemistry Olympiad (USA)
 
 
Fields of research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 4. Natural Sciences and Engineering; 4.10. Physics and Technical Physics; SPECIFICATION: Microfluidics, Biopolymers and Microfabrication, Nuclear energy
 
 

Completed projects

Supervised dissertations

Publications

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27.01.2020
  • Leitud 15 kirjet
ProgrammLiikNumberNimiProjekti algusProjekti lõppVastutav täitjaAsutusFinantseerijapoolne rahastamine
MUUMLOFY13147RARCADIA - Piirkondlike võimaluste integreeritud hinnang uute reaktorite arendamiseks01.11.201331.10.2016Alan Henry TkaczykTartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Füüsika Instituut; Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, füüsika instituut55 490,20 EUR
ERMOSERMOS107Development of a computational model for transmutation and minimization of nuclear waste within the scope of advanced nuclear fuel cycles01.10.201230.09.2015Volodymyr GulikTartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Füüsika Instituut100 580,00 EUR
1.2.3.4.MLOFY15049REuroopa koordineeritud programm kiirguskaitse uuringutes01.06.201531.05.2020Alan Henry TkaczykTartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Füüsika Instituut; Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, füüsika instituut40 338,00 EUR
MUUMLOFY12237RGENTLE - Tuumaenergeetika-alane väljaõpe ja elukestev õpe01.01.201331.12.2016Alan Henry TkaczykTartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Füüsika Instituut; Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, füüsika instituut85 131,88 EUR
SFSF0180008s08Ioonsed elektroaktiivsed polümeersed materjalid, nende juhtimine ja rakendused01.01.200831.12.2013Alvo AablooTartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Tehnoloogiainstituut579 395,52 EUR
MUUSLOFY08208Kompuuterfüüsikalise analüüsisüsteemi arendamine tuumaenergeetika õpetamise kvaliteedi tõstmiseks01.10.200831.12.2008Alan Henry TkaczykTartu Ülikool6 650,20 EUR
MUUSLOFY08185Lähetus: Training at UPC, Barcelona, Spain (Use of scientific results in Performance Assessment)30.09.200809.10.2008Alan Henry TkaczykTartu Ülikool1 243,02 EUR
MUUSLOFY08248Lähetus: Workshop Fundamental Processes of Radionuclide Mioration; Karlsruhe, Saksamaa18.11.200830.11.2008Alan Henry TkaczykTartu Ülikool1 663,88 EUR
MUUMLOFY10064Modeling Human Resource Development for Nuclear Programs18.05.201031.05.2011Alan Henry TkaczykTartu Ülikool; Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Füüsika Instituut23 579,88 EUR
1.2.3.4.MLTTI17453RPan-European system with an efficient coordinated use of flexibilities for the integration of a large share of RES01.10.201730.09.2021Alan Henry TkaczykTartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, tehnoloogiainstituut330 218,75 EUR
1.2.3.4.MLOFY14147RREDMUD - Euroopa koolitusvõrgustik boksiidijääkide keskkonnasäästlikuks utiliseerimiseks01.12.201430.11.2018Alan Henry TkaczykTartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Füüsika Instituut; Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, füüsika instituut208 265,00 EUR
ETFETF9304Tuumaenergeetika süsteemide dünaamiline analüüs optimaalseks tooraine kasutuseks ja radioloogilise mõju vähendamiseks01.01.201231.12.2016Alan Henry TkaczykTartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Füüsika Instituut46 440,00 EUR
MUUSLOFY11132ETuumaenergeetika võimaluste hinnang Eestis01.09.201131.08.2013Alan Henry TkaczykTartu Ülikool; Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Füüsika Instituut21 083,70 EUR
MUUSLOFY11166 (11-03-01-28)Tuumkütusetsükli keskkonnasimulatsiooni süsteemi arendamine tuumaenergeetika õpetamise kvaliteedi tõstmiseks10.10.201130.11.2011Alan Henry TkaczykTartu Ülikool9 800,00 EUR
1.2.3.4.MLOFY15048RUuenduslike tuumaenergeetika tehnoloogiate algatus Balti regioonis01.07.201530.06.2018Alan Henry TkaczykTartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Füüsika Instituut; Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, füüsika instituut179 213,00 EUR