Prof. P.V.Varde

Senior Professor, Homi Bhabha National Institute
Former Associate Director Reactor Group, Outstanding Scientist & Head, Research Reactor Services Division Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai (India)
B.Tech. (Mechanical Engineering) 1983 & Ph.D. (Reliability & Safety) 1996

Expertise Nuclear Plant Operational Safety and Probabilistic Safety Assessment
Work Experience: Over 22 years of Experience on development of PSA for nuclear plants and its applications. As Head, RRSD responsible for Safety Communication with Regulatory body, Safety Evaluation and Human resource development, Engineering Services, Quality Assurance, In-service Inspection and Conditioning Monitoring, Reactor Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Chemistry control activities. There are 10 laboratories in RRSD that caters to apart from safety services research and development activities in support of safety improvements. As the Chairman of Reactor Group- Safety Review Committee responsible for review of incidents, plant modifications, safety documents and experimental facilities. Also a Member of Research Reactor Safety Committee of BARC Safety Council.

Amity Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology, Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh is authorized by Radiological Physics & Advisory Division (RP&AD), Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) to conduct Radiation Safety Officer Certification Course on “Research, Radiotracer and Column Scanning Applications of Ionizing Radiation.