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Robert Hooverhttps://bios.inl.gov/Lists/Researcher/DisplayOverrideForm.aspx?ID=437Robert Hoover<div class="ExternalClass0D5D40B027CB4DD1953D71A60EA11B8B"><p>​Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Idaho, 2014</p></div><div class="ExternalClassCE73413FF0FB4E37841EC8D64243159C"><p>​<span style="line-height:115%;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;font-size:11pt;"><font color="#000000">Pyroprocessing, focused on the electrorefining process</font></span></p></div><div class="ExternalClass6381F3F56B71463C80FFAA4C860AF43C"><ul><li><p>American Institute of Chemical Engineers</p></li><li><p>American Nuclear Society</p></li><li><p>The Electrochemical Society</p></li></ul></div><div class="ExternalClassD7DFB947FB3743B89DEC03710AA2317A"><ul><li><span style="text-decoration:underline;">R.O. Hoover</span>, D. Yoon, and S. Phongikaroon, "Effects of Temperature, Concentration, and Uranium Chloride Mixture on Zirconium Electrochemical Studies in LiCl-KCl Eutectic Salt," <em>Journal of Nuclear Materials</em>, <strong>476</strong>, 179-187 (2016).</li><li>P.L. Lafreniere, D.S. Rappleye, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">R.O. Hoover</span>, M.F. Simpson, and E.D. Blandford, "Demonstration of Signature-Based Safeguards for Pyroprocessing as Applied to Electrorefining and the Ingot Casting Process," <em>Nuclear Technology</em>, <strong>189</strong>, 173-185 (2015).</li><li><span style="text-decoration:underline;">R.O. Hoover</span>, M.R. Shaltry, S. Martin, K. Sridharan, and S. Phongikaroon, "Electrochemical Studies and Analysis of 1-10 wt% UCl<sub>3</sub> Concentrations in Molten LiCl-KCl Eutectic," <em>Journal of Nuclear Materials</em>, <strong>452</strong>, 389-396 (2014).</li><li>S. Choi, J. Park, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">R.O. Hoover</span>, S. Phongikaroon, M.F. Simpson, K.R. Kim, and I.S. Hwang, "Uncertainty Studies of Real Anode Surface Area in Computational Analysis for Molten Salt Electrorefining," <em>Journal of Nuclear Materials</em>, <strong>416</strong>, 318-326 (2011).</li><li><span style="text-decoration:underline;">R.O. Hoover</span>, S. Phongikaroon, M.F. Simpson, T.S. Yoo, and S.X. Li, "Computational Model of the Mark-IV Electrorefiner: Two-Dimensional Potential and Current Distributions," <em>Nuclear Technology</em>, <strong>173(2)</strong>, 176-182 (2011).</li></ul></div>Nuclear;Nuclear Fuels;Electrochemical engineeringhttps://bios.inl.gov/BioPhotos/RobertHoover.jpgResearch ScientistMFC Production FacilitiesFuel Conditioning Facilityrobert.hoover@inl.gov<div class="ExternalClass0B2E6C6584C8474DA0EF79EC88C4A2BE"><ul><li><p>2017 Distinguished Under 40 – Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce</p></li><li><p>1st Place Chemical Separations Category - 2012 Fuel Cycle Innovations in Research, U.S. DOE</p></li><li><p>2010 Outstanding Graduate Student - University of Idaho College of Engineering</p></li></ul></div> ​Fuel Cycle Glovebox