Keith Holbert

Holbert_KeithWEBAssociate Professor
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Research expertise
Nuclear engineering, process monitoring and diagnostics, sensor fault detection, instrumentation development, and radiation effects on electronics.

Keith Holbert is the director of the nuclear power generation program. He joined the faculty in 1989. Professor Holbert is a registered professional (nuclear) engineer and has published over 100 refereed journal and conference papers.

Professional preparation
Ph.D., nuclear engineering, University of Tennessee, 198
M.S., nuclear engineering, University of Tennessee, 1986
B.S., nuclear engineering, University of Tennessee, 1984

Recognition and awards
Top 5% Faculty, Fulton Schools of Engineering, 2012
Guest Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2005-2012
IEEE Transactions on Education Best Paper award, 2010
Outstanding Faculty Award, IEEE Phoenix Section, 2007
Tau Beta Pi
Teaching Excellence Award from ASU College of Engineering, 1997

Professional associations
IEEE Senior Member

Selected Publications
W. Xin, K. E. Holbert, L. T. Clark, “Single event upset mitigation techniques for FPGAs utilized in nuclear power plant digital instrumentation and control,” Nuclear Engineering and Design, vol. 241, no. 8, pp. 3317-3324, August 2011.

K. Lin, K. E. Holbert, “Void Diagnostics in Liquid-filled Pressure Sensing Lines,” Progress in Nuclear Energy, vol. 52, no. 5, pp. 503-511, July 2010.

K. E. Holbert, G. G. Karady, S. G. Adhikari, M. L. Dyer, “Magnetic Fields Produced by Underground Residential Distribution System,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 1616-1622, July 2009.

K. Lin, K. E. Holbert, “Applying the Equivalent Pi Circuit to the Modeling of Hydraulic Pressurized Lines,” Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, vol. 79, no. 7, pp. 2064-2075, March 2009.

K. E. Holbert, G. G. Karady, “Strategies, Challenges and Prospects for Active Learning in the Computer-Based Classroom,” IEEE Transactions on Education, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 31-38, February 2009.

K. Lin, K. E. Holbert, “Blockage Diagnostics for Nuclear Power Plant Pressure Transmitter Sensing Lines,” Nuclear Engineering and Design, vol. 239, no. 2, pp. 365-372, February 2009.

K. E. Holbert, A. S. Heger, D. M. Geschke, R. M. Stewart, “Prediction of Corning InfiniCor 300 Optical Fiber Attenuation at Low Gamma Dose Rates,” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, vol. 55, no. 6, pp. 3515-3522, December 2008.

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