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Robert A. Bari

Senior Physicist and Senior Advisor to the Chairman of the Nuclear Sciences and Technology Department

Education

  • Brandeis University, PhD in Physics
  • Rutgers University, A.B. in Physics

Membership

  • Fellow, American Nuclear Society (ANS)
  • Fellow, American Physical Society

Expertise

  • Nuclear Energy
  • Probabilistic Risk Assessment
  • Nonproliferation Analysis Methods
  • Condensed Matter Physics

Experience

  • Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1974 - Present
    2000 - Present - Senior Advisor to Department Chairman
    1984 - Awarded Tenure
    1982 - Appointed Senior Physicist
  • Associate Editor, Physical Review B
  • Adjunct Professor of Nuclear Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of New York
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Manhattan College
  • Adjunct Professor, State University of New York, Stony Brook
  • Adjunct Professor, Polytechnic Institute of New York

Recent Publications (since 2003)

R.A. Bari, S.J. Johnson, J. Hockert, R. Wigeland, E.F. Wonder, M.D. Zentner, “Overview of the Facility Safeguardability Analysis (FSA) Process,” PNNL-21698, Pacific Northwest Laboratories, August 2012.

M. Denman, J. LaChance, T. Sofu, G. Flanagan, R. Wigeland, and R. Bari, “Sodium Fast Reactor Safety and Licensing Research Plan Volume I,” SAND2012- 4260, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM (2012).

Bari, R.A., “Framework for Proliferation Resistance and Physical Protection for Nonproliferation Impact Assessments,” BNL-80083-2008, March, 2008.

Bari, R.A., et. al., “Evaluation Methodology for Proliferation Resistance and Physical Protection of Generation IV Nuclear Energy Systems,” Revision 5, GIF/PRPPWG/2006/005, November, 2006.

Bari, R.A., Grove, E.J., and Azarm, M.A., “Risk-Informed Decision Making Framework for Nuclear Materials and Waste Arenas,” Internal U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Report, April 30, 2005.

Azarm, M.A., Bari, R.A., Musicki, Z., “Electrical Substation Reliability with Emphasis on Evolving Interdependence on Communication Infrastructure,” BNL Report BNL-72166-2004, January 15, 2004.

Bari, R.A., Grove, E.J., and Azarm, M.A., “Draft for Comment: Risk Guidelines for the Materials and Waste Arenas,” Internal U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Report, September 30, 2003.

Bari, R.A., Grove, E.J., Mubayi, V., and Azarm, M.A., “Risk-Informed Regulatory Decision Making Framework for the Materials and Waste Arenas,” U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Draft NUREG Report, February, 2003.

Bari, R.A., Mubayi, V., Grove, E.J., and Azarm, M.A., “Draft for Comment: Safety Goals for the Materials and Waste Arenas,” U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Draft NUREG Report, November, 2002 and (revised) April, 2003.

Denning, R., Bari, R.A., Eagle, J., Mladineo, S., Olinger, G., Rochau, G., Roglans Ribas, J., and Schock, R., “Guidelines for the Performance of Nonproliferation Assessments,” Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Report, PNNL-14294, 2003.