Aurelian Badea

Dr. rer. nat. Dipl.-Ing. Aurelian Florin Badea

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First name: Aurelian Florin

Last name: Badea

Date of birth: December 1971

Workplace: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

Actual position: Akademischer Oberrat


  • Doctor in Physics (summa cum laude), University of Bucharest, February 2001
  • Master of Applied Nuclear Physics, University of Bucharest, June 1996
  • Diploma Engineer in the profile Physics, specialization Technological Physics with a Bachelor Degree Exam in Applied Nuclear Physics, Faculty of Physics, University of Bucharest, June 1995
  • Beneficiary of a TEMPUS grant for a scientific stage in IN2P3 (Institut National de Physique Nucléaire et de Physique des Particules) Orsay, France, for the period of 01.03-01.06.1995
  • Baccalaureate (High School graduation examination), Mathematics-Physics High School of Alexandria, Romania, June 1990

Professional experience

  • August 2014 - Present (permanent position): Akademischer Oberrat (academic senior advisor), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
  • June 2010 – August 2014: Akademischer Rat (academic advisor), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
  • July 2005-May 2010: Postdoctoral position ("Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter") Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), South Campus (University of Karlsruhe) Institute for Nuclear Technology and Reactor Safety
  • October 2003 - June 2005: Postdoctoral position ("Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter"), Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Institut für Kernphysik (Research Center Karlsruhe, Institute of Nuclear Physics)
  • July 2001 - August 2003: Postdoctoral position ("Wissenschaftlicher Angestellter") Universität Karlsruhe, Institut für Experimentelle Kernphysik (Institute for Experimental Nuclear Physics)
  • November 1995 - June 2001: Researcher (Junior Researcher until October 1999), Department of Nuclear Physics, National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering - "Horia Hulubei", Bucharest-Magurele, Romania


Aurelian Florin Badea is a permanent faculty member of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (Maschinenbau) at KIT. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 refereed journal articles and refereed publications in international conferences. He holds courses on Energy Technology, Nuclear Energy, and Regenerative Energies both in Mechanical Engineering and Carl Benz School of Engineering within KIT.

Research interests:

  • energy engineering
  • sensitivity and uncertainty analysis and model calibration
  • thermal-hydraulics, neutronics, nuclear safety