Andrew Davis

Staff Scientist


429 Engineering Research Building
1500 Engineering Dr
Madison, WI 53706

Andrew (Andy) Davis is a Staff Scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison‘s Department of Engineering Physics. Andy joined the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a staff scientist in August of 2012.

Born in the United Kingdom, Andy specialised by taking a MSc in the Physics and Technology of Nuclear Reactors at the Universtiy of Birminham Engineering Science program at the University of Birmingham. He spent a brief spell at the Fast Reactor Research Site Dounreay of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) performing research on Non Destructive Assay systems. He then continued his PhD in Nuclear Physics by moving to UKAEA Culham, near Oxford where he specialised in research surrounding mesh based neutron activation methods and innovative variance reduction techniques.

Research Interests

In my work in CNERG I have main interests in the following areas

  • High Perfomance Computing & Scientific Programming
  • Variance Reduction
  • Mesh Based R2S
  • Radiation Transport methods