Professor

방인철 교수님

In Cheol Bang (방인철)

Professor
Department of  Nuclear Engineering

Thermal-hydraulic Design of Nuclear and Energy Systems
Nanofluids Science and Technology

Tel: 2915 / Office: Bldg 112 Rm 501-9 / Lab. : Bldg 112 Rm 507

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2020 ~         : Chair of Department of Nuclear Engineering, UNIST, Rep. of Korea
  • 2018 ~         : Professor, UNIST, Rep. of Korea
  • 2016~2019 : Dean of Budget and Planning, UNIST, Rep. of Korea
  • 2013~2017 : Associate Professor, UNIST, Rep. of Korea
  • 2009~2012: Assistant Professor, UNIST, Rep. of Korea
  • 2007~2009: Assistant Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
  • 2005~2007: Postdoc. MIT, USA
  • 2004~2005: Postdoc. KAIST, Rep. of Korea
  • 2004: Ph. D. Nuclear & Quantum Engineering, KAIST, Rep. of Korea
  • 2000: M. S. Nuclear & Quantum Engineering, KAIST, Rep. of Korea
  • 1998: B. S. Nuclear & Quantum Engineering, KAIST, Rep. of Korea

Awards/Honors/Memberships

  • Named an author with one of the most cited paper in 2002~2005, Int. J of Heat and Mass Transfer, Elsevier.
  • 2009- :Marquis Who’s Who in the World
  • 1998-:Member of Korean Nuclear Society
  • 2006-:American Nuclear Society
  • 2008 : Atomic Energy Society of Japan
  • User of High Temperature Materials Lab in Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) (USA, 2006)
  • User of Center for Nanoscale System (CNS) in Harvard University (USA, 2006)
  • Academic Excellence Prize at 2019 Korean Nuclear Society Autumn Meeting

Research Interests

  1.  Design of advanced nuclear systems and multi-energy hybrid systems
  2.  Design of advanced nuclear safety systems and engineered features
  3.  Development for Critical Heat Flux enhancement techniques
  4.  Development of nuclear UO2-nanomaterials composite fuel with higher thermal conductivity
  5.  Development of real-time virtual reactor by improving nuclear thermal-hydraulics

Research Publications (selected)

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  1.  S.Chun, I.C. Bang, Y. Choo, C. Song, “Heat transfer characteristics of Si and SiC nanofluids during a rapid quenching and nanoparticles deposition effects”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 54, Issues 5-6, 2011, Pages 1217-1223
  2.  S.W. Lee, S.D. Park, S. Kang, I.C. Bang, J.H. Kim, “Investigation of viscosity and thermal conductivity of SiC nanofluids for heat transfer applications”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 54, Issues 1-3, 15, 2011, Pages 433-438
  3.  S.D. Park, S.W. Lee, S. Kang, I.C. Bang, J.H. Kim, H.S. Shin, D.W. Lee, and D.W. Lee, “Effects of nanofluids containing graphene/graphene-oxide nanosheets on critical heat flux”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 023103, 2010
  4.  I.C. Bang and J.H. Kim, "Thermal-fluid characterizations of ZnO and SiC nanofluids for advanced nuclear power plants", Nuclear Technology, Vol. 170. Apr. 2010, Pages 16-27.
  5.  I.C. Bang, G. Heo, Y.H. Jeong and S. Heo, "An Axiomatic Design Approach of Nanofluid-Engineered Nuclear Safety Features for Generation III+ Reactor", Nuclear Engineering and Technology, Volume 41, Number 9, 2009, Pages 1157-1170
  6.  I.C. Bang, G. Heo, “An axiomatic design approach in development of nanofluid coolants”, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 29, Pages 75-90, 2009
  7.  I.C. Bang, J. Buongiorno, L.W. Hu, H. Wang, “Measurement of Key Pool Boiling Parameters in Nanofluids for Nuclear Applications”, JSME Journal of Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2008

Patents (selected)

  1.  “Rotating mixing vane attached to nuclear fuel rod spacer grid”, Korean patent no. 10-0456500
  2.  “Plasma core cooling device and fusion reactor”, Korean patent no. 10-0871286

Awards/Honors/Memberships

  • Named an author with one of the most cited paper in 2002~2005, Int. J of Heat and Mass Transfer, Elsevier.
  • 2009- :Marquis Who’s Who in the World
  • 1998-:Member of Korean Nuclear Society
  • 2006-:American Nuclear Society
  • 2008 : Atomic Energy Society of Japan
  • User of High Temperature Materials Lab in Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) (USA, 2006)
  • User of Center for Nanoscale System (CNS) in Harvard University (USA, 2006)
  • Academic Excellence Prize at 2019 Korean Nuclear Society Autumn Meeting

Research Interests

  1.  Design of advanced nuclear systems and multi-energy hybrid systems
  2.  Design of advanced nuclear safety systems and engineered features
  3.  Development for Critical Heat Flux enhancement techniques
  4.  Development of nuclear UO2-nanomaterials composite fuel with higher thermal conductivity
  5.  Development of real-time virtual reactor by improving nuclear thermal-hydraulics

Research Publications (selected)

See more: click here (Google Scholar)

  1.  S.Chun, I.C. Bang, Y. Choo, C. Song, “Heat transfer characteristics of Si and SiC nanofluids during a rapid quenching and nanoparticles deposition effects”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 54, Issues 5-6, 2011, Pages 1217-1223
  2.  S.W. Lee, S.D. Park, S. Kang, I.C. Bang, J.H. Kim, “Investigation of viscosity and thermal conductivity of SiC nanofluids for heat transfer applications”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 54, Issues 1-3, 15, 2011, Pages 433-438
  3.  S.D. Park, S.W. Lee, S. Kang, I.C. Bang, J.H. Kim, H.S. Shin, D.W. Lee, and D.W. Lee, “Effects of nanofluids containing graphene/graphene-oxide nanosheets on critical heat flux”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 023103, 2010
  4.  I.C. Bang and J.H. Kim, "Thermal-fluid characterizations of ZnO and SiC nanofluids for advanced nuclear power plants", Nuclear Technology, Vol. 170. Apr. 2010, Pages 16-27.
  5.  I.C. Bang, G. Heo, Y.H. Jeong and S. Heo, "An Axiomatic Design Approach of Nanofluid-Engineered Nuclear Safety Features for Generation III+ Reactor", Nuclear Engineering and Technology, Volume 41, Number 9, 2009, Pages 1157-1170
  6.  I.C. Bang, G. Heo, “An axiomatic design approach in development of nanofluid coolants”, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 29, Pages 75-90, 2009
  7.  I.C. Bang, J. Buongiorno, L.W. Hu, H. Wang, “Measurement of Key Pool Boiling Parameters in Nanofluids for Nuclear Applications”, JSME Journal of Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2008

Patents (selected)

  1.  “Rotating mixing vane attached to nuclear fuel rod spacer grid”, Korean patent no. 10-0456500
  2.  “Plasma core cooling device and fusion reactor”, Korean patent no. 10-0871286