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Research

Lab Capabilities

  • LUNA ODiSI – Optical Distributed Sensor Interrogator – 2 channels
  • NAC HX-3 5 Mega Pixel resolution at 2000 fps up to 1,300,000 frames per second
  • Park XE7 Atomic Force Microscope
  • UltiMaker 2+ 3D printer
  • 5L 3,000 psia Autoclave with quartz window. 

Research Tools

  • Thermal-hydraulic system code: TRACE/SNAP (NRC)
  • Subchannel analysis: COBRA-TF (CASL)
  • Statistic software: OriginPro, Statistica
  • Others: Mathematica, Matlab, Fortran, C/C++, Python, Labview.
  • We also work in collaboration with research groups using MELCOR and CFD tools.

Research Interests

  • Two-Phase Heat Transfer Phenomena
  • Boiling Heat Transfer
  • Critical Heat Flux (CHF)
  • Post-CHF Heat Transfer
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  • Inverse Heat Transfer
  • Computational System Analysis
  • Subchannel Analysis
  • Risk Analysis
  • Safety