Raluca Scarlat’s research focuses on chemistry, electrochemistry and physical chemistry of high-temperature inorganic fluids and their application to energy systems. She has experience in design and safety analysis of fluoride-salt-cooled high-temperature reactors (FHRs) and Molten Salt Reactors (MSRs), and high-temperature gas cooled reactors (HTGRs). Her research includes safety analysis, licensing and design of nuclear reactors and engineering ethics.
Research Expertise and Interest
Chemical and termophysical characterization of high-temperature molten salts and other inorganic fluids, heat and mass transport in energy systems, electrochemistry, corrosion, thermodynamics, nuclear reactor safety, nuclear reactor design, nuclear reactor licensing, engineering ethic