Piyush Sabharwall portrait

Piyush Sabharwall

Adjunct Professor

Research Interests

  • Applied Heat Transfer and Enhancement
  • Thermal-Hydraulics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Energy Storage Systems
  • Advanced Reactors (Gas Cooled, Molten Salt Cooled, Liquid Metal Cooled)
  • Advanced Energy Systems (Microreactors and Fission Battery Systems)
  • Nuclear safety analyses and Integrated Energy Systems (Hybrid Energy Systems).

Research areas:


  • Ph.D., Nuclear Engineering, University of Idaho, Idaho Falls, Idaho (January 2009)
  • M.P.S., Renewable Energy and Sustainability Systems, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania (April 2019).
  • M. Eng., Engineering Management, University of Idaho, Idaho Falls, Idaho (May 2013).
  • M.S., Nuclear Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon (September 2004). Minor: Mechanical Engineering.
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (May 2002) Concentration: Robotics and Controls.

Professional Service

  • Idaho National Laboratory Senior Research Staff Scientist