Hans-Conrad zur Loye, Theodore Besmann, Jake Amoroso, Kyle Brinkman, Agnès Grandjean, Charles H. Henager, Shenyang Hu, Scott
T. Misture, Simon R. Phillpot, Natalia B. Shustova, Hui Wang, Robert J. Koch, Gregory
Morrison, and Ekaterina Dolgopolova, Hierarchical Materials as Tailored Nuclear Waste
Forms: A Perspective Chem. Mater. 2018, 30, 4475−4488
Stephen A Utlak, Theodore M. Besmann, “Thermodynamic assessment of the pseudoternary Na2O-Al2O3-SiO2 system,” Journal
of the American Ceramic Society, Volume: 101 Issue: 2 Pages: 928-948 (2018).
T. M. Besmann, Y. Yamamoto, K. A. Unocic, “Thermochemical Compatibility and Oxidation Resistance
of Advanced LWR Fuel Cladding” Nuclear Technology, 195 (2) (2016) 181-191.
M. J. Noordhoek, T.M. Besmann, D. Andersson, S.C. Middleburgh, A. Chernatynskiy, “Phase Equilibria in the U-Si
System from First-Principles Calculations,’ J. Nucl. Mater., 479, (2016) 216–223.
T. M. Besmann, J. W. McMurray, S. Simunovic, “Application of Thermochemical Modeling to Assessment/Evaluation
of Nuclear Fuel Behavior,” CALPHAD 55 (2016) 47-51.
State-of-the-Art Report on Multi-Scale Modelling of Nuclear Fuels, Nuclear Energy
Agency Working Group on Multi-Scale Modelling of Nuclear Fuel and Structural Materials,
NEA/NSC/R/(2015)5. T. M. Besmann, ed., 380 pages, 2015.
T. M. Besmann, “Computational Thermodynamics” In: Konings R.J.M., (ed.) Comprehensive Nuclear Materials,
volume 1, pp. 455-470 Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2012.
Co-Director, DOE Office of Science Center for Hierarchical Waste Form Materials (2016-present)
Member of the Science Council for the DOE Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water
Reactors (CASL) (2016-present)
Contributor to Technology and Applied R&D Needs for Molten Salt Chemistry: InovativeApproaches to Accelerate Molten Salt Reactor Development and Deployment, Report for
the US Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy Molten Salt Chemistry Workshop,
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2017)
D.T. Rankin Award 2016 for exemplary service to the Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division
of The American Ceramic Society
Contributor to Basic Research Needs for Environmental Management: Report of the Office
of Science Workshop on Environmental Management, Office of Science, Department of
Energy, Washington, DC (2016)
Visiting Faculty, Department of Nuclear Engineering, Imperial College, London, UK (May-June
Visiting Scientist, Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique et aux Énergies Alternatives
(Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies Commission) or CEA, Cadarache, France, April-June
Chair of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency Expert Group on Multi-scale Modelling of Fuels and
Structural Materials (2014-present)
Vice-chair and U.S. representative to the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency program on Thermodynamics
of Advanced Fuels-International Database (2012-present)
Joint Appointment at rank of full professor, University of Tennessee-ORNL Center for Interdisciplinary
Research and Graduate Education (CIRE), 2011-2014