Yuriy Parfenov was born in Ulyanovsk, Russia, in 1972. He received the M.S. degree in applied physics and mathematics and the Ph.D. degree from the Moscow Physical Technical Institute (MIPT), Russia in 1995 and 1998, respectively. Since 1999, Parfenov is with the Electrogorsk Research and Engineering Center on Nuclear Power Plants Safety (EREC). From 1999 to 2006, Parfenov was a Senior Researcher of the EREC. Presently, he is a Leading Researcher of EREC. He is mainly interested in development of the 3D thermal-hydraulic codes, application of the CFD codes, and 3D coupled code calculations in the field of nuclear technology. Since 2007, he has been an Associate Professor of the Department of the Nuclear Power Plants at the Moscow Power Engineering Institute (MPEI).
Biography Updated on 7 September 2011