Jian Gan

Basic Fuel Properties and Modeling

Idaho National Laboratory
Phone: (208) 533-7385

  • Ph.D in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1999
  • M.S. in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1994
  • M.S. in Physics from Central Michigan University, 1992
  • B.S. in Physics from Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 1982
  • Research Scientist, Idaho National Laboratory, 2002-Present
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, 1999-2001
  • Research Assistant, Nuclear Engineering Department, the University of Michigan, 1992-1999
  • Lecturer, Department of Physics, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 1987-1990
  • Radiation effects in materials and fuel performance
  • Microstructural characterization of nuclear fuels and structure materials using transmission electron microscopy
  • Development of materials and fuels for advanced nuclear power system
  • J. Gan, Y. Yang, C.A. Dickson, T.R. Allen, , "Proton Irradiation Study of GFR Candidate Ceramics" J. of Nucl. Mater., 389 (2009) 317-325.
  • J. Gan, D.D. Keiser, Jr., D.M. Wachs, A.B. Robinsom, B.D. Miller and T.R. Allen, "TEM Characterization of Irradiated RERTR Dispersion Fuel," Research Reactor Fuel management (RRFM) 2009 Transactions (ISBN 978-92-95064-07-2), European Nuclear Society, www.rrfm2009.org, p429-439.
  • J. Gan, T.R. Allen, R. C. Birtcher, S. Shutthanandan and S. Thevuthasan,"Radiation Effects on the Microstructure of a 9Cr ODS Alloy", J. of Materials (JOM), January 2008, p24-28).
  • J. Gan, "Assessment of Failure Mechanisms for GFR Vented Fuel Pins Using Hexoloy Cladding," Proceeding of International Conference on the Physics of Reactors "Nuclear Power: A Sustainable Resource", Interlaken, Switzerland, September 14-19, 2008.