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Prof. Dr. Borut Mavko

Scientific Councilor

Jožef Stefan
Institute
Jamova cesta 39
SI-1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia

Phone: +386 1 5885 450
Fax: +386 1 5885 377
E-mail: borut.mavko@ijs.si

 

 

 

Research Interests

Nuclear safety Transient and accident analysis Probabilistic safety analysis Thermalhydraulics

 

Research Projects

Slovenian Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology:

  • Research program: Nuclear Engineering, Group leader: B. Mavko, Duration: till 2008.

Cooperation in International Research Projects:

  • ENEN II - Consolidation of European Nuclear Education, Training and Knowledge Management, vodja projekta: B. Mavko, Duration: till 2008.
  • SNF-TP, Sustainable Nuclear Fission Technology Platform, vodja projekta: B. Mavko, Duratione: till 2008.
  • Network of Excellence SARNET (Network of Excellence for a Sustainable Integration of European Research on Severe Accident Phenomenology), Sixth Framework Programme of the EC, Coordinator: IRSN, France, IJS Project leader: M. Leskovar, Vice-Chairman of Governing Board: B. Mavko, Duration: till 2008
  • Code Assessment Maintenance Program (CAMP), International Project, Coordination: US NRC, National Counterpart: "J.Stefan" Institute, Duration: till 2012.

Education

  • Dipl. Ing. EE, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1967
  • MS EE, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1971
  • MS NE, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, 1972
  • Ph. D., University of Maribor, Slovenia, 1979

Committee and Board Memberships

  • NPP Krsko Safety Committee, Krsko, since 1984
  • Administration for Nuclear Safety of Slovenia, Board for NPP Operator Licensing, Ljubljana, since 1980
  • J.Stefan Insitute, Scientific Council, since 1992
  • EU 6.FP SARNET, Vice-Chairman of Governing Board, since 2004

Professional Experience

  • Since 1967 employed by Jozef Stefan Institute
    • Scientific Councilor, Reactor Engineering Department, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana (full time)
    • Professor, University of Ljubljana, Faculty for Mathematics and Physics, Graduate Programme of Nuclear Engineering (part time)

Professional Societys

Selected Publications

The full list of publications is maintained by COBISS. Links to publications use the Digital Object Identifier System DOI.

  • KONČAR, Boštjan, KLJENAK, Ivo, MAVKO, Borut. Modelling of local two-phase flow parameters in upward subcooled flow boiling at low pressure. Int. j. heat mass transfer. [Print ed.], 2004, vol. 47, str. 1499-1513.
  • TISELJ, Iztok, HETSRONI, Gad, MAVKO, Borut, MOSYAK, Albert, POGREBNYAK, Elena, SEGAL, Z. Effect of axial conduction on the heat transfer in micro-channels. Int. j. heat mass transfer. [Print ed.], 2004, vol. 47, str. 2551-2565.
  • PROŠEK, Andrej, KVIZDA, Boris, MAVKO, Borut, KLIMENT, Tomáš. Quantitative assessment of MCP trip transient in a VVER. Nucl. Eng. Des.. [Print ed.], 2004, vol. 227, str. 85-96.
  • TISELJ, Iztok, HORVAT, Andrej, MAVKO, Borut, POGREBNYAK, Elena, MOSYAK, Albert, HETSRONI, Gad. Wall properties and heat transfer in near-wall turbulent flow. Numer. heat transf., A Appl.. [Print ed.], 2004, vol. 46, str. 717-729.
  • HORVAT, Andrej, MAVKO, Borut. Calculation of conjugate heat transfer problem with volumetric heat gerenation using the Galerkin method. Appl. math. model.. [Print ed.], 2005, vol. 29, str. 477-495.
  • HORVAT, Andrej, MAVKO, Borut. Hierarchic modeling of heat transfer processes in heat exchangers. Int. j. heat mass transfer. [Print ed.], 2005, vol. 48, str. 361-371.
  • MOONS, Frans, SAFIEH, Joseph, GIOT, Michel, MAVKO, Borut, SEHGAL, Bal Raj, SCHÄFER, Anselm, VAN GOETHEM, Georges, D'HAESELEER, William Denis. European master of science in nuclear engineering. Nucl. Eng. Des.. [Print ed.], 2005, vol. 235, str. 165-172.
  • KLJENAK, Ivo, MAVKO, Borut. Simulation of void fraction profile evolution in subcooled nucleate boiling flow in a vertical annulus using a bubble-tracking approach. Heat mass transf., 2006, vol. 42, str. 552-561.
  • HORVAT, Andrej, LESKOVAR, Matjaž, MAVKO, Borut. Comparison of heat transfer conditions in tube bundle cross-flow for different tube shapes. Int. j. heat mass transfer. [Print ed.], 2006, vol. 49, no. 5-6, str. 1027-1038.
  • HORVAT, Andrej, MAVKO, Borut. Drag coefficient and Stanton number behavior in fluid flow across a bundle of wing-shaped tubes. J. heat transfer, 2006, vol. 128, no. 9, str. 969-973.
  • ČEPIN, Marko, CIZELJ, Leon, LESKOVAR, Matjaž, MAVKO, Borut. Vulnerability analysis of a nuclear power plant considering detonations of explosive devices. J. Nucl. Sci. Technol., 2006, vol. 43, no. 10, str. 1258-1269.
  • KLJENAK, Ivo, BABIĆ, Miroslav, MAVKO, Borut, BAJSIČ, Ivan. Modeling of containment atmosphere mixing and stratification experiment using a CFD approach. Nucl. Eng. Des.. [Print ed.], 2006, vol. 236, no. 14-16, str. 1682-1692.
  • PROŠEK, Andrej, D'AURIA, Francesco, RICHARDS, David J., MAVKO, Borut. Quantitative assessment of thermal-hydraulic codes used for heavy water reactor calculations. Nucl. Eng. Des.. [Print ed.], 2006, vol. 236, str. 295-308.
  • HORVAT, Andrej, MAVKO, Borut. Heat transfer conditions in flow across a bundle of cylindrical and ellipsoidal tubes. Numer. heat transf., A Appl.. [Print ed.], 2006, vol. 49, no. 7, str. 699-715.
  • BABIĆ, Miroslav, KLJENAK, Ivo, MAVKO, Borut. Prediction of light gas distribution in experimental containment facilities using the CFX4 code. Nucl. Eng. Des.. [Print ed.], 2008, vol. 238, no. 3, str. 538-550.
  • PETELIN, Stojan, MAVKO, Borut, KONČAR, Boštjan, HASSAN, Yassin A. Scaling of small-scale thermal-hydraulic transient to the real nuclear power plant. Nucl. technol., 2007, vol. 158, no. 1, str. 56-68.
  • PROŠEK, Andrej, MAVKO, Borut. The state-of-the-art theory and applications of best-estimate plus uncertainty methods. Nucl. technol., 2007, vol. 158, no. 1, str. 69-79.
  • VOLKANOVSKI, Andrija, MAVKO, Borut, BOŠEVSKI, Tome, ČAUSEVSKI, Anton, ČEPIN, Marko. Genetic algorithm optimisation of the maintenance scheduling of generating units in a power system. Reliab. eng. syst. saf.. [Print ed.], 2008, vol. 93, no. 3, str. 779-789.

 

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