Director

XIAODONG SUN

Professor
Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
xdsun@umich.edu
(734) 615-9749

Education:

Purdue University
PhD ’01, Nuclear Engineering
MSME ’01, Mechanical Engineering

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
MSNE ’96, Nuclear Engineering
BS ’93, Thermal Engineering
Minor, Applied Electronic Technology

Research Interests:

Thermal-hydraulics and reactor safety; two-phase flow experimentation and modeling; interfacial structure characterization; thermal hydraulics in advanced high-temperature reactors (gas cooled, fluoride salt cooled, or liquid metal cooled), and high-temperature compact heat exchangers.

Professional Experience:

01/17–Present Professor, Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan
06/16–12/16    Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, The Ohio State University
10/11–06/16    Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, The Ohio State University
09/04–09/11    Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, The Ohio State University
01/07–12/11    Special Appointment to Graduate Faculty, School of Nuclear Engineering, Purdue University
01/02–08/04    Post Doctoral Research Associate, School of NE, Purdue University
08/97–12/01    Research Assistant, School of Nuclear Engineering, Purdue University