Valery Nickolaevich Shvetsov
Director of the Frank Laboratory of Neutron Physics
, Candidate of Physics and Mathematics.
Date and place of birth:
February 4, 1963, Stavropol region, USSR
Physics Department of Moscow State University. Graduated with honors
Candidate of Physics and Mathematics (“Development of the Pulsed Ultracold Neutrons (UCN) Source and Perspectives of its Application”)
probationer, Nuclear Physics Dept., JINR Frank Laboratory of Neutron Physics
Junior Researcher, FLNP JINR
Acting Head of Department of Nuclear Physics, FLNP JINR
Head of Department of Nuclear Physics, FLNP JINR
Deputy Director, FLNP JINR
Director, FLNP JINR
Supervisor of the Dept. scientific seminar
Scientific secretary of the annual International Seminar on Interaction of Neutrons with Nuclei (ISINN)
Co-chairman of ISSIN
Supervisor of the FLNP collaboration with Republic of Korea scientific centers in the field of neutron nuclear physics
FLNP, JINR: ISTC project manager (project is targeted on creation of the prototype Accelerator Driven System for nuclear waste transmutation)
Head of the IREN project for construction of the electron accelerator based resonance neutron source
Invited professor at the Pohang Science and Technology University (POSTECH), Division of Advanced Nuclear Engineering.
Neutron Nuclear physics, nuclear data, neutron and gamma detectors for spacecrafts, nuclear waste management, nuclear data for science and technology.
Author and co-author of 132
papers (55 in refereed journals).
Awards and honors:
Honorable Diploma of JINR for many years fruitful activity (1996); NASA's Group Achievement Award within The LRO Team (2010);Medal of the Order “For the Service for Homeland”, Second class (2012).
ISTC grant №2267 “Construction of a Sub-critical Assembly Driven by a Proton Accelerator at Proton Energy 660 MeV for Experiments on Transmutation of Minor Actinides and Long Lived Fission Products: (Phase I: Design, Design Documentation and Safety Substantiation)”.