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K. N. Vyas takes over as Director, BARC

India Blooms News Service | | 24 Feb 2016, 11:58 am
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IBNS) Distinguished Scientist and Associate Director, Reactor Projects Group of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), K. N. Vyas, took over as Director, BARC on Tuesday from Dr. Sekhar Basu, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Atomic Energy.
Vyas graduated from the 22nd batch of the BARC Training School and joined Fuel Design & Development Section of Reactor Engineering Division of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre. 
During the past 36 years, he has gained a vast experience in design and analysis of nuclear reactor fuels. 
Subsequently, as Head, Reactor Projects Division, he has also worked for design and analysis of reactor systems. 
He has worked extensively in thermal hydraulics and stress analysis of critical reactor core components. 
He has also participated in design & analysis of the Test Blanket Module planned to be installed in ITER, France. 
Vyas has been conferred several awards, which include Indian Nuclear Society Outstanding Service Award 2011, Homi Bhabha Science and Technology Award 2006, DAE Awards in the years 2007, 2008, 2012 and 2013. He is also a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineers. 
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