Joshua Hykes

  • Program Years: 2007-2011
  • Academic Institution: North Carolina State University
  • Field of Study: Nuclear Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: Yousry Azmy
  • Practicum(s):
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2009)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Nuclear Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2012
    M.S. Nuclear Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2009
    B.S. Nuclear Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2007

Current Status

  • Status: Senior Nuclear Engineer, Studsvik Scandpower, Inc.
  • Research Area: Nuclear Engineering


J.M. Hykes and J.D. Densmore. Non-analog Monte Carlo estimators for radiation momentum deposition. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 110:1097-1110, September 2009.

Joshua M. Hykes, Yousry Y. Azmy, Steven H. King, Jesse J. Klingensmith, and Sebastian Schunert. Verification and validation of deterministic radiation transport numerical methods, codes, and nuclear data for estimating radiation dose to patients during CT scan. In International Conference on Mathematics, Computational Methods & Reactor Physics. American Nuclear Society, May 2009.

George L. Mesina, Joshua Hykes, Donna Guillen. Streamlining the RELAP5-3D Code, International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, October 2007.

Guillen, Donna Post, George L. Mesina, Joshua M. Hykes. Restructuring RELAP5-3D for Next Generation Nuclear Plant Analysis, 2006 American Nuclear Society Annual Meeting, Reno, NV.