Christopher Gesh

  • Program Years: 1993-1997
  • Academic Institution: Texas A&M University
  • Field of Study: Nuclear Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: Marvin Adams
  • Practicum(s):
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (1995)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Nuclear Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1999
    M.S.E. Nuclear Engineering, University of Michigan, 1990
    B.S. Nuclear Engineering, Oregon State University, 1988

Current Status

  • Status: Senior Engineer, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Research Area: Computational Transport Theory, Nuclear Reactor Analysis, Nuclear Non-Proliferation


C.J. Gesh and M.L. Adams, "Finite Element Solutions of Second-Order Forms of the Transport Equation at the Interface Between Diffusive and Non-diffusive Regions," accepted for the American Nuclear Society Mathematics and Computation 2001 Conference.

M.L. Adams and C.J. Gesh, "Even- and Odd-Parity Finite-Element Transport Solutions in the Thick Diffusion Limit," in progress (to be submitted to Nuclear Science and Engineering).

C.J. Gesh and M.L. Adams, "Even- and Odd-Parity Finite-Element Solutions to Thick Diffusive Problems in Cartesian Geometry," Proceedings of the International Conference on Mathematics, Computation, Reactor Physics and Environmental Analysis in Nuclear Applications, Madrid, Spain, 1999, American Nuclear Society, pp. 707-717.

D.F. Newman, C.J. Gesh, E.F. Love and S.L. Harms, "Summary of Near-Term Options for Russian Plutonium-Production Reactors," Science & Global Security, Volume 5, pp. 47-62, 1994.


Best Student Paper Award, American Nuclear Society Mathematics and
Computation Conference, Madrid, Spain, 1999.