Andrew Till

  • Program Years: 2012-2016
  • Academic Institution: Texas A&M University
  • Field of Study: Multiphysics Scientific Computational Nuclear Engi
  • Academic Advisor: Marvin Adams
  • Practicum(s):
    Los Alamos National Laboratory (2013)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Nuclear Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2015
    M.S. Nuclear Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2014
    B.S.E. Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan, 2010

Current Status

  • Research Area: Multiphysics Scientific Computational Nuclear Engi
  • Publications

    Conference Paper: A. T. Till, M. L. Adams, and J. E. Morel. The Finite Element with Discontiguous Support Multigroup Method: Application. In The Joint International Conference on Mathematics and Computation (M&C), Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications (SNA), and the Monte Carlo (MC) Method, Nashville, Tennessee, May 2015. American Nuclear Society.

    Conference Paper: A. T. Till, M. L. Adams, and J. E. Morel. The Finite Element with Discontiguous Support Multigroup Method: Theory. In The Joint International Conference on Mathematics and Computation (M&C), Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications (SNA), and the Monte Carlo (MC) Method, Nashville, Tennessee, May 2015. American Nuclear Society.

    Conference Paper: M. P. Adams, M. L. Adams, C. N. McGraw, A. T. Till, and T S Bailey. Provably Optimal Parallel Transport Sweeps with Non-Contiguous Partitions. In The Joint International Conference on Mathematics and Computation (M&C), Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications (SNA), and the Monte Carlo (MC) Method, Nashville, Tennessee, May 2015. American Nuclear Society.

    Conference Paper: A. T. Till, M. L. Adams, and J. E. Morel. A Generalized Multigroup Method Based on Finite Elements. The International Conference on the Physics of Nuclear Reactors (PHYSOR), Kyoto, Japan, Sept. 2014.

    Conference Paper: A. T. Till, M. L. Adams, and J. E. Morel. Application of Nonlinear Krylov Acceleration to Radiative Transfer Problems. The International Conference on Mathematics and Computational Methods applied to Nuclear Science and Engineering. Sun Valley, ID, USA. May 2013.

    Conference Paper: T. A. Brunner, T. V. Kolev, T. S. Bailey, A. T. Till. Preserving Spherical Symmetry in Axisymmetric Coordinates for Diffusion Problems. The International Conference on Mathematics and Computational Methods applied to Nuclear Science and Engineering. Sun Valley, ID, USA. May 2013.

    Poster Presentation: A. T. Till, T. A. Brunner, and T. S. Bailey. A Higher-Order Face Finite Element Radiation Diffusion Method for Unstructured Curvilinear Meshes. The CRASH annual review meeting. The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. November 2011.

    Awards

    Best Student Paper. The International Conference on the Physics of Nuclear Reactors (PHYSOR), Kyoto, Japan, Sept. 2014.

    ANS Graduate Scholarship, 2011 (for academic excellence and outstanding achievements to a full-time graduate student in the field of nuclear science and engineering).

    NRC Fellowship, Texas A&M University, 2010-2011.

    Leaders and Honors Award: Distinguished Achievement Award, University of Michigan, College of Engineering, (Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences), 2010.

    SERCh Competition Finalist, DOE’s Science and Energy research Challenge poster competition, Fall 2009.

    James B. Angell Scholar, University of Michigan, 2007-2010.

    Chihiro Kikuchi Scholarship, University of Michigan, Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, Winter 2007.

    William J. Branstrom Freshman Prize, University of Michigan, Winter 2007.

    Darl F. and Lorene O. Caris Dean’s Scholar Award, University of Michigan, 2006-2010.

    First Year Merit Scholarship, University of Michigan, Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, 2006.