Faculty & Staff Directory

Robert Bean

Assistant Professor
Nuclear Engineering
Campus Phone: +1 765 49-63573
Education:
Ph.D., Nuclear Engineering, Purdue University, 2003
M.S.N.E., Purdue University, 1999
B.S.N.E. (summa cum laude), Purdue University, 1995
Research Interests
Application of Advanced Safeguards to the Design of Nuclear Facilities (Specifically Next-Generation Nuclear Reactors, Aqueous Processing Plants, and Pyroprocessing Facilities)
Radiation Detection and Measurement (Gas detectors, Solid State Detectors, Gamma Spectroscopy, Neutron Detectors)
Other
Patents Awarded
“Charged Particle Detectors with Active Detector Surface for Partial Energy Deposition of the Charged Particles and Related Methods,” U.S. Patent No.: 8,378,308 B2 (Issued Feb. 19,2012) D.W. Gerts, R.S. Bean, R.R. Metcalf
Memberships for faculty
American Nuclear Society (ANS)
Institute of Nuclear Materials Management