Vaghetto, Rodolfo individual record
Research Assistant Professor
Positions:
education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles43
  • Alawneh, L. M., Vaghetto, R., Hassan, Y., & White, H. (2022). Conceptual design of a 3 MWth yttrium hydride moderated heat pipe cooled micro reactor. NUCLEAR ENGINEERING AND DESIGN. 397, 111931-111931.
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  • Matozinhos, C. F., Carroll, A., Menezes, C., Vaghetto, R., & Hassan, Y. (2022). Experimental measurements of fluid flow in an 84-pin hexagonal rod bundle with spacer grid for a gas-cooled fast modular reactor. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEAT AND FLUID FLOW. 97, 109014-109014.
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  • Menezes, C., Carroll, A., Matozinhos, C. F., Vaghetto, R., & Hassan, Y. A. (2022). Turbulent flow characteristics in an 84-pin rod bundle for typical and damaged spacer grids. PHYSICS OF FLUIDS. 34(5), 055103-055103.
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  • Orea, D., Al-Mahbobi, L., Vaghetto, R., & Hassan, Y. (2022). Temperature Dependence of Laser Induced Fluorescence in Molten LiF-NaF-KF Eutectic using Tb3+, Eu3+, and Dy3+. JOURNAL OF LUMINESCENCE. 243, 118641-118641.
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  • Sabharwall, P., Weaver, K., Anand, N. K., Ellis, C., Sun, X., Chen, D. i., ... Young, J. (2022). Preconceptual Design of Multifunctional Gas-Cooled Cartridge Loop for the Versatile Test Reactor-Part I. NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING. 196(sup1), 183-214.
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Conference Papers74
  • Holler, D., Avramova, M., Takasugi, C., Vaghetto, R., & Hassan, Y. (2022). Phase 1 Specifications and preliminary sensitivity analyses of the OECD-NRC liquid metal fast reactor core thermal-hydraulics benchmark. Proceedings of the international conference on physics of reactors-PHYSOR 2022.
  • Bovati, O., Yildiz, M. A., Hassan, Y., & Vaghetto, R. (2022). Pronghorn Porous Media Model Validation with Pressure Drop Measurements. The 19th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics.
  • Orea, D., Chavez, R., Nguyen, D. T., Vaghetto, R., Anand, N. K., Hassan, Y. A., & Sabharwall, P. (2021). PARTICLE DEPOSITION STUDY IN A HORIZONTAL SQUARE CHANNEL USING HIGH-RESOLUTION IMAGING. EPJ Web of Conferences. 247, 10011-10011.
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  • Hodge, D., Yang, S., Hassan, Y., & Vaghetto, R. (2020). Behavior of a Scaled Water-Cooled Reactor Cavity Cooling System under Hypothetical Accident Conditions. Transactions of the American Nuclear Society - Volume 123, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society - Volume 123. 1843-1846.
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  • Yildiz, M., Vaghetto, R., Hassan, Y., & Bovati, O. (2020). CFD Simulations on a hexagonal 61-pin wire-wrapped fuel bundle with STARCCM+ and comparison with experimental data.. Transactions of the American Nuclear Society - Volume 123, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society - Volume 123. 1509-1511.
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Repository Documents / Preprints1
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patents
Patents8
  • Shao, L., Hassan, Y., Vaghetto, R., Frost, H., & Parker, T. (2021). Thorium Molten Salt System Using Internally Generated Proton-Induced Neutrons.
  • Frost, H., Parker, T. D., Vaghetto, R., Hassan, Y., & Shao, L. (2020). Proton source thorium molten salt assembly for energy generation.
  • Vaghetto, R., Frost, H., Hassan, Y., Shao, L., & Parker, T. (2020). Thorium fuel rod structure and assembly.
  • Vaghetto, R., Frost, H., Hassan, Y., Shao, L., & Parker, T. D. (2020). Thorium fuel rod structure and assembly.
  • Vaghetto, R., Frost, H., Hassan, Y., Shao, L., & Parker, T. (2020). Thorium fuel rod structure and assembly.
Email
r.vaghetto@tamu.edu
First Name
Rodolfo
Last Name
Vaghetto
mailing address
Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station; Nuclear Engineering; 3133 TAMUS
College Station, TX 77843-3133
USA