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Nuclear engineering educator

Anil Kant Prinja, American Nuclear engineering educator. Recipient Outstanding Academy Achievement award Institution Nuclear Engineers, 1976; grantee Department of Energy, Sandia National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Culham laboratories, United Kingdom, Kids With Food Allergies Julich, Germany, since 1989, others.


Prinja, Anil Kant was born on April 9, 1955 in Mombasa, Kenya. Came to the United States, 1980. Son of Kapil Dev and Kushal (Dharney) Prinja.


Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering with 1st class honors, London University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Nuclear Engineering, London University, 1980.


Assistant research engineer, University of California at Los Angeles, 1980-1987;assistant professor nuclear engineering, U. New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1987-1989;associate professor, U. New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1989-1995;professor, U. New Mexico, Albuquerque, since 1995. Chairman, host International Conference Transport Theory, 1991, United States Edge Plasma Physics: Theory and Applications Workshop, 1993. Consultant Sandia National laboratories, Albuquerque, since 1987, Science Applications International, Inc., Albuquerque, since 1987, Los Alamos National Laboratory, since 1989.

Visiting professor department reactor physics Chalmers U. Technology, Goteborg, Sweden, 1993, 95. Visiting professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1994.


  • Other Work

    • Associate editor: Annals of Nuclear Energy, 1995-2005. Member editorial board Transport Theory and Statistical Physics, Annals of Nuclear Engineering. Contributor chapters to books and articles to professional journals.


Member American Physical Society, American Nuc. Society, Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics, New York Academy Sciences.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, reading.


Married Renu Mohan, September 18, 1983. Children: Vivek Kapil, Akash Prinja.

Kapil Dev Prinja

Kushal (Dharney) Prinja

Renu Mohan

Vivek Kapil Prinja

Akash Prinja