Professional Experience

  1. BulletProfessor of Practice, Department of Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering,  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

  2. BulletManaged Heat Transfer Research Facility, at Columbia University. This is an autonomous laboratory with international contracts. The laboratory provided substantial reactor thermal hydraulic licensing Data for commercial water cooled reactors of several vendors in USA and abroad.

  3. BulletManaged Reactor Thermal hydraulic development  for Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program at Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory

  4. BulletDeveloped non-intrusive measurement techniques for multi-phase flow at Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory

  5. BulletDirected and developed evaluation of  various reactor and energy conversion concepts

  6. BulletActively worked with nuclear fuel development group and participated in development of  models for fuel evaluation

  7. BulletWorked on design and development of  Heavy Water Reactor,  Light water Reactors and Fast Reactor concepts

  8. BulletMember of the standing thermal-hydraulic committee (Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory)  for reviewing  new thermal hydraulic procedures for incorporation into design manuals

Dr. Sastry Sreepada

Professor in Practice

Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics Program

Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering

Jonsson Engineering Center, Room 2032

Lab location: Walthousen Reactor Critical Facility

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, New York 12180-3590, USA 

Phone: (518) 276-6766  |  Fax: (518) 276-6025



Columbia University

    Science Nuclear Engineering Doctor of Eng.

Andhra University, India

    Mechanical Engineering B.S.

Honors and Awards

  1. BulletOutstanding Technical Achievement award KAPL/GE Industrial Power Systems  1988

  2. BulletManagers Award for Novel Reactor Concepts – 1990 Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory (KAPL)

  3. BulletSeveral Patent disclosures on Reactor Concepts (Classified)

  4. BulletPatent on non-intrusive two-phase flow measurement technique (US Patent #5,110,208   May 1992