Associate Professor, Czech Technical University Prague
Radek received his M.Sc. in Experimental Particle Physics from the University of Bergen (1998) and his Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from the Czech Technical University (2002). Having also a degree in economics he initially focused on quantitative finance for Dublin and London based multinational banks, followed by academic work in the Czech Technical University in Prague where he has been teaching nuclear engineering. He is also visiting lecturer of North West University, Potchefstroom in South Africa, Polytech St. Peterburg and World Nuclear University, Oxford. Radek’s lecture topics are related to nuclear fuel, fuel cycle economics and neutronics. Research-wise, Radek was Director of Nuclear Science Center in the Texas A&M University where he conducted experiments on the TRIGA and AGN-201 nuclear reactors and now he leads his nuclear fuel research group in Prague and co-directs Intercontinental Nuclear Institute.