Nuclear Data Section

About Us

NDS Organizational Structure and Staff Information
(September 2015)

The organizational structure of the Nuclear Data Section consists of the

and the following three Units:

 

NDS Section Office

Mr. Arjan KONING
The Netherlands, Section Head, Nuclear physics and Nuclear Data Evaluation, PhD in nuclear reaction modelling (1992), Professor in Theoretical Nuclear Reactions, joined Section in 2015, involved in directing the activities of the IAEA Nuclear Data Section - manages the international exchange and dissemination of atomic and nuclear data for applications, and organizes activities designed to satisfy the evolving data needs of Member States.
Author of the TALYS code. Other accomplishments and interests include development of nuclear reaction models, the TENDL nuclear data library, uncertainty propagation and development of nuclear data for nuclear energy, fusion and medical isotope production.
Telephone +43-1-2600-21709 e-mail: a.koning@iaea.org

Ms. Rosalinda RANGEL ALVAREZ
Venezuela, Team Assistant, joined Section in 2013, provides all support services for the Section Office, also serves as internal Secretary of the International Nuclear Data Committee (INDC) and workshop co-ordinator, involved in organizing meetings, editing reports and in the production of publications.   Telephone: +43-1-2600-21710; e-mail: R.Rangel-Alvarez@iaea.org

 

Atomic and Molecular Data Unit

Mr. Andras Vasaros
Hungary, IT Systems Engineer, M Sc in Physics and Mathematics, joined Section in 2011, provides system support to NDS.Telephone: +43-1-2600-21724; e-mail: a.vasaros@iaea.org

Ms. Hyun-Kyung CHUNG
Republic of Korea , Atomic Physicist, PhD in Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, joined Section in 2009, works on development and maintenance of atomic and molecular databases for fusion research, material property databases, A+M Data Unit publications and A+M websites, and coordinates meetings and research effort in atomic and molecular physics related to nuclear fusion. Research interest includes the numerical modelling of atomic processes of dense matter related to nuclear fusion. Telephone: +43-1-2600-21729; e-mail: h.chung@iaea.org

Mr. Marco VERPELLI
Italy, Nuclear Data Analyst/Programmer, PhD and DSc in Particle Physics, MBA, re-joined Section in 2011 (previously employed in NDS 2003-2010), involved in development of softare and relational databases, manages maintenance and updating of nuclear data software and provides definitive advice on nuclear data software issues to Member States and external organizations.  Telephone: +43-1-2600-21723; e-mail: m.verpelli@iaea.org

Nuclear Data Development Unit

Mr. Roberto CAPOTE NOY
Cuba, Deputy Section Head and Head of the Nuclear Data Development Unit, Nuclear Physicist, PhD in Nuclear Physics (nuclear reactions, nuclear structure and level densities), joined Section in 2004, involved in Nuclear Data Development Activities and organization of CRPs and Consultants' Meetings related to the development of nuclear reaction and nuclear structure data for various applications. Telephone: +43-1-2600-21713; e-mail: r.capotenoy@iaea.org

Ms. Vivian (Paraskevi) DIMITRIOU
Greece, Nuclear Physicist (Codes Development), DPhil in nuclear reaction theory, joined Section in 2012; involved in Nuclear Data Development activities, database improvements, organization of CRPs and training workshops, studies associated with the development of nuclear structure and decay data. Telephone: +43-1-2600-21708; e-mail: p.dimitriou@iaea.org

Mr. Andrej TRKOV
Slovenia, Nuclear Physicist, PhD in Reactor Physics (nuclear reactions), joined Section in 2014, involved in Nuclear Data Development Activities, nuclear data evaluation, verification and validation, organization of CRPs and Consultants' Meetings related to the development of nuclear reaction for various applications. Telephone: +43-1-2600-21712; e-mail: a.trkov@iaea.org

Ms. Kira NATHANI
Austria , Team Assistant, joined Section in 2006, involved in organizing meetings, editing reports, and the production of publications. Telephone: +43-1-2600-21711; e-mail: k.nathani@iaea.org

 

Nuclear Data Services Unit

Mr. Viktor ZERKIN
Ukraine, Nuclear Physicist, PhD in Physics and Mathematics, joined Section in 1999, involved in the development of software tools for improved online (Web) and offline (local PC) user access to NDS nuclear databases; regular development and conversion of databases for user-friendly operation through relational and platform-independent software.   Telephone: +43-1-2600-21714; e-mail: v.zerkin@iaea.org

Mr. Naohiko OTSUKA
Japan, Nuclear Data Physicist, PhD in Nuclear Physics, joined Section in 2008, management of the EXFOR master file and responsible for liaison and interactions with members of the International Network of Nuclear Reaction Data Centres (NRDC). Also involved in the development of our Nuclear Data Services web site for online access to cross-section databases. Telephone: +43-1-2600-21715; e-mail: n.otsuka@iaea.org

Ms. Valentina SEMKOVA
Bulgaria, Nuclear Physicist, PhD in Nuclear Physics, joined Section in 2010, involved in compilation of bibliographic (CINDA) and experimental (EXFOR) data, maintenance of the CINDA and EXFOR databases.  Telephone: +43-1-2600-21727; e-mail: v.semkova@iaea.org

Ms. Lidija VRAPCENJAK
Croatia, Nuclear Data Services Assistant, joined Section in 2007, coordinates the collection, input and distribution of information regarding data libraries and nuclear databases produced by the Section; responsible for answering all off-line requests; assists with EXFOR compilation work.  Telephone: +43-1-2600-21725; e-mail: l.vrapcenjak@iaea.org

Mr. Alexander OECHS
Austria , Team Assistant, joined Section in 2010, involved in organization of meetings, editing of reports, and the production of publications.  Telephone: +43-1-2600-21716; e-mail: a.oechs@iaea.org