Nuclear Engineering Faculty

Dr. Ayodeji B. Alajo
Associate Professor and Nuclear Engineering Program Director

222A Fulton Hall
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-6609

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Areas of Interest: High Fidelity Nuclear Systems Design and Modeling, Advanced Fuel Cycles, Radioactive Waste Management and Nuclear Systems Safety.

Dr. Carlos H. Castano Giraldo
Associate Professor of Nuclear Engineering

224 Fulton Hall
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-6766

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Areas of Interest: Energy, Nuclear Materials, Plasma Materials Interactions, Hydrogen in Materials, Radio-Electromechanical Effects and Nanotechnology.

Dr. Joseph Graham
Assistant Professor of Nuclear Engineering
Director of Nuclear Reactor

132 Straumanis-James Hall
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-7759

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Areas of Interest: Radiation Effects in Ceramics, Radiation Solid Interactions, Nuclear Fuel Properties and Nuclear Waste Forms.

Dr. Hyoung K. Lee
Professor

219 Fulton Hall
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-4747

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Areas of Interest: Radiation Imaging (X-ray, Gamma and Neutron) and Its Application to Medicine and Industry.

Dr. Xin Liu
Associate Professor of Nuclear Engineering

223 Fulton Hall
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-4693

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Areas of Interest: Quantitative X-ray/Neutron Imaging, Advanced Computed Tomography Reconstruction, Image Processing, Radiation Detection, Dosimetry, Biology, Monte Carlo Simulation and Nuclear Well Logging

Dr. Gary E. Mueller
Associate Professor of Nuclear Engineering

203 Fulton Hall
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-4348

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Areas of Interest: Nuclear Power Safety, Particle Bed Heat Transfer, Space Nuclear Power, Radioactive Waste Minimization.

Dr. Joshua P. Schlegel
Assistant Professor of Nuclear Engineering

226 Fulton Hall
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-7703

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Areas of Interest: Two-phase Flow Experiments and Modeling, Nuclear Reactor Thermalhydraulics, Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics.

Dr. Shoaib Usman
Associate Professor of Nuclear Engineering

225 Fulton Hall
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-4745

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Areas of Interest: Radiation Transport, Radiation Protection, Radioactive Waste Management.

Joint Appointment Faculty

Dr. Muthanna Al-Dahhan
Curators' Distinguished Professor of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering

110E Bertelsmeyer Hall
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-7518

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Areas of Interest: Reactor Engineering; Transport-Kinetic Integration; Advanced Measurement and Computational Techniques.

Dr. John Gahl
Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Missouri-Columbia

231 Naka Hall
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO 65211
(573) 882-5238

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Areas of Interest: Nuclear Plasma and Beam Science, Material Science, Pulsed Power.

Dr. Joseph Smith
Professor in Chemical & Biochemical Engineering

210C Bertelsmeyer Hall
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-4294

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Areas of Interest: Hybrid Energy Systems, Fuels Combustion and Gasification, Industrial Gas Flare Design, Operation, and Regulation, Process Modeling, Monitoring, Control, and Operation.

Dr. Haiming Wen
Assistant Professor in Materials Science and Engineering

B45 McNutt Hall
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-6167

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Areas of Interest: Development and Fabrication of Advanced Materials such as Bulk Nanostructured Alloys, High Entropy Alloys and Bulk Metallic Glasses; Microstructure Characterization of Materials using Transmission Electron Microscopy and Atom Probe Tomography; Mechanical Behavior and Deformation Mechanisms of Materials; Nuclear Fuels and Structural Materials Designed for Current and Next Generation Nuclear Reactors.

Nuclear Engineering Emeritus Professors

Dr. Arvind S. Kumar
Emeritus Professor of Nuclear Engineering

222 Fulton Hall
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 201-3878

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Areas of Interest: Nuclear Materials, Radiation Effects, Mechanical Properties.