Academic Scientists

WU Yican

Prof. WU Yican, the director of Institute of Nuclear Energy Safety Technology, CAS and Key Lab. of Neutronics and Radiation Safety, CAS, leader of FDS Team.


He graduated with B.S. and M.S.degree from Xi'an Jiaotong University, and received hisPh.D. degree from Institute of Plasma Physics, CAS. As the leader/chief-scientist of projects, he was/is in charge of more than 30 scientific research projects such as: Strategic Priority Research Program of CAS,  “the Future Advanced Nuclear Fission Energy – ADS transmutation system”, International cooperation projects under the IAEA/IEA/ITER organizations, National Basic Research and High-Tech R&D projects (863) under MOST, National Fundamental Research Projects under NSFC, National Mega-projects of Science & Engineering under SCDR, Fundamental Research Projects under CAS, International bilateral cooperation projects, Domestic bilateral cooperation projects.


Education background:

1992 Ph.D. Nuclear Energy Science & Engineering, Institute of Plasma Physics, CAS

1988 M.S. Reactor Physics, Xi'an Jiaotong University 1985 B.S. Reactor Engineering & Safety Xi'an Jiaotong University


Working experiences:

2014-present Professor, director of Key Laboratory of Neutronics and Radiation Safety, CAS

2011-present Professor, director of Institute of Nuclear Energy Safety Technology, CAS

2009-2014 Professor, deputy director of Institute of Plasma Physics, CAS

2008-2015 Professor, vice president of School of Nuclear Science and Technology, USTC

1998-2009 Professor, research director of Institute of Plasma Physics, CAS

1994-1998 Associate Professor,deputy research directorof Institute of Plasma Physics, CAS

1988-1990 Teaching Assistant,Xi'an Jiaotong University


Key Professional Activities International:

Chair, InternationalEnergyAgency (IEA) Executive Committee of Implementing Agreement on Environmental, Safety and Economic Aspects of Fusion Power Consultant, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Compact Fusion-Fission Hybrid System Expert, TBM Program Committee of ITER International Organization Member, Working Group on Licensing for Design Review, ITER International Organization Member, IEA Executive Committee of Implementing Agreement on Nuclear Technology of Fusion Reactors Member,Computational Medical Physics Working Group (CMPWG) of American Nuclear Society (ANS) Co-Chair, International Program Committee of ISFNT-11/-12


Domestic: Vice Chairman, China Society of Radiation Protection Chairman, Committee of Reactor Physics and Nuclear Material, CNPS Vice President,Society of Nuclear Safety, CNS Vice Chairman, Committee of Computer Technology, China Society of Nuclear Electronics &Detection Technology Executive Member, China Society of Radiation Physics,CNS Member, Expert Committee of National Magnetic Confinement Fusion Member,TechnicalCommitteeof Standardization for Nuclear Energy ,NEA Member, Expert Committee of Nuclear Safety and Environment, Ministry of Environmental Protection of China Member of Editor’s Board, Chinese Journal of Nuclear Science and Engineering(Scholarly Journal published by CNS) Member of Editor’s Board, Modern Applied Physics Visiting Scholar Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (2003) National Institute for Fusion Science, Japan (1999) KarlsruherInstitutfürTechnologie(KIT), Germany(1996-1997) Opportunities: We sincerely expect talents from both abroad and domestic with outstanding science and technology professionals to join us.More detailed job positions and policies will be launched in www.fds.org.cn. Please feel free to contact us at talent@fds.org.cnif you have any questions.


Main research field:

includeboth basic and applied research, involves theory, modeling, experiments, design, and analysis of advanced nuclear systems. The research can be divided into 6 areas:Nuclear Reactor Physics;Nuclear Reactor Materials;Nuclear Reactor Engineering; Systems Engineering and Safety;Digital Simulation and Visualization; Radiation Medical Physics.

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