Publications


  1. L. B. Carasik, F. Sebilleau, S. P. Walker, Y. A. Hassan, "Numerical Simulations Of A Mixed Momentum-Driven And Buoyancy-Driven Jet In A Large Enclosure For Nuclear Reactor Severe Accident Analysis," Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2016 - In Press
  2. L. B. Carasik, H. Wang, Y. A. Hassan, "Verification and Validation of CFD Simulations involving Twin Rectangular Jets using Steady RANS in Star-CCM+," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 115(1), pp. 1789-1792
  3. J. B. Haefner, L. B. Carasik, Y. A. Hassan, "Development and Verification of MATLAB Functions for Pressure Drop Estimation in Crossflow Tube Bundles," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 115(1), pp. 1535-1537
  4. A. M. Krueger, F. S. Sarikurt, L. B. Carasik, Y. A. Hassan, "Uncertainty Quantification by Monte Carlo Analysis using CFD Simulations for GEMIX Benchmark Activities," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 115(1), pp. 1744-1746
  5. L. M. Brockmeyer, L. B. Carasik, E. Merzari, Y. A. Hassan, "CFD Investigation of Wire-Wrapped Fuel Rod Bundle Inner Subchannel Behavior and Dependency on Bundle Size," Proceedings of 24th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-24), Charlotte, NC, USA June 26th–30th (2016) pp. V005T15A062; 9 pages
  6. L. B. Carasik, S. Lee, A. Cabral, Y. A. Hassan, "Temperature Measurements of Thermal Stratification and Turbulent Mixing in Nuclear Systems with a Single Heated Jet," Proceedings of 24th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-24), Charlotte, NC, USA June 26th–30th (2016) pp. V005T15A061; 8 pages
  7. L. B. Carasik, D. R. Shaver, Y. A. Hassan, "Turbulence Model Study for Pressure and Velocity Distributions for Molten Salts in a Crossflow Tube Bundle," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 114(1), pp. 891-894
  8. L. M. Brockmeyer, L. B. Carasik, Y. A. Hassan, "Wire-Wrapped Fuel Pin Effect of Bundle Size on Temperature Distribution for Uniform Heat Flux," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 114(1), pp. 888–-890
  9. G. Busco, L. B. Carasik, Y. A. Hassan, "Numerical Simulations of Twin Rectangular Jets using ANSYS-CFX for Verification and Validation," ASME 2016 Verification and Validation Symposium, Las Vegas, NV (May 2016)
  10. L. B. Carasik, H. Wang, Y. A. Hassan, "Validation and Verification of CFD Simulations involving Twin Rectangular Jets using Steady and Unsteady RANS in Star-CCM+," ASME 2016 Verification and Validation Symposium, Las Vegas, NV (May 2016)
  11. H. Wang, S. Lee, Y. A. Hassan, A. E. Ruggles, "Laser-Doppler measurements of the turbulent mixing of two rectangular water jets impinging on a stationary pool," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 92, pp. 206-227, 2016.
  12. H. Wang, S. Lee, Y. A. Hassan, "Particle image velocimetry measurements of the flow in the converging region of two parallel jets," Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2015.
  13. H. Wang, Y. A. Hassan, E. Dominguez-Ontiveros,, "Experimental study of core bypass flow in a prismatic VHTR based on a two-layer block model," Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2015.
  14. Yassin A. Hassan, Serdar Osturk, and Saya Lee, "Rheological characterization of buffered boric acid aqueous solutions in light water reactors," Progress in Nuclear Engineering, Vol. 85, pp. 239-253, 2015.
  15. L. B. Carasik, D. R. Shaver, Y. A. Hassan, "Sensitivity of Boundary Conditions and Flow Domain for Pressure Drop Estimation for Molten Salts in a Crossflow Tube Bundle," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 113 (1), 1495-1498.
  16. S. Lee, S. S. Abdulsattar, R. Vaghetto, Y. A. Hassan, "Permeability and compression of fibrous porous media generated from dilute suspensions of fiberglass debris during a loss of coolant accident," Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 291, pp. 244-260, 2015.
  17. B. Beeny, R. Vaghetto, K. Vierow, Y. A. Hassan, "A Sensitivity Study Supporting Comparative Analysis of MELCOR and GOTHIC Large Dry Pressurized Water Reactor Containment Models," Proceedings of the 16th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-16) NURETH15-13356.
  18. F. S. Sarikurt, Y. A. Hassan, "CFD Simulations of Erosion of a Stratified Layer by a Buoyant Jet in a Large Vessel," Proceedings of 16th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH'16), Chicago, Illinois, August 30 - September 4th (2015), pp. 1237-1250.
  19. R. Vaghetto, S. Lee, E. Kee, Y. A. Hassan, "Experimental Observations of Boric Acid Precipitation Scenarios," Proceedings of the 16th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-16) NURETH15-13055.
  20. B. Beeny, R. Vaghetto, K. Vierow, Y. A. Hassan, "MELCOR and GOTHIC Analyses of a Large Dry Pressurized Water Reactor Containment to Support Resolution of GSI-191," Proceedings of the 16th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-16) NURETH15-13354.
  21. S. Lee, R. Vaghetto, J. Lim, M. Kappes, Y. A. Hassan, "The Effect of Electric Potential on Fibrous Debris Bypass through a Containment Sump Strainer," Proceedings of the 16th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-16) NURETH15-13760
  22. L. B. Carasik, F. Sebilleau, S. P. Walker, Y. A. Hassan, "URANS Simulations of Thermal Stratification in a Large Enclosure for Severe Accident Scenarios," Proceedings of 16th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH'16), Chicago, Illinois, August 30 - September 4th (2015), pp. 1394-1407.
  23. K. L. McVay, J. H. Park, S. Lee, Y. A. Hassan, and N. K. Anand, "Preliminary tests of particle image velocimetry for the upper plenum of a scaled model of a very high temperature gas cooled reactor," Progress in Nuclear Engineering, Vol. 83, pp. 305-317, 2015.
  24. T. Crook, R. Vaghetto, Y. A. Hassan, "Effects of Manual Operation during a Loss-of-Coolant Accident with Pump Unavailability," Proceedings of the 2015 American Nuclear Society Conference Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, June 7-11, 2015.
  25. F. S. Sarikurt, Y. A. Hassan, "CFD Benchmark Study for Modeling of Hydrogen Distribution in the Containment," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 112 (1), 871-874.
  26. L. B. Carasik, J. W. Clayton, Y. A. Hassan, "Development of a CFD Model for Pressure Drop Estimation of Molten Salts in a Crossflow Tube Bundle," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 112 (1), 944-946.
  27. L. H. Fick, E. Merzari, Y. A. Hassan, "Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Flow in the Neat Wall Region of a Pebble Bed," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 112 (1), 947-950
  28. L. M. Brockmeyer, F. S. Sarikurt, Y. A. Hassan, "Wire-Wrapped Fuel Rod Mesh Sensitivity Study," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 112 (1), 937-939
  29. C. E. Estrada-Perez, J. Yoo, Y. A. Hassan, "Feasibility investigation of experimental visualization techniques to study subcooled boiling flow," International Journal of Multiphase Flow, Vol. 73, pp. 17-33, 2015.
  30. J. Yoo, C. E. Estrada-Perez, Y. A. Hassan, "An accurate wall temperature measurement using infrared thermometry with enhanced two-phase flow visualization in a convective boiling system," International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 90, pp. 248-266, 2015.
  31. L. B. Carasik, F. Sebilleau, S. P. Walker, Y. A. Hassan, "Estimate of Development Length for Large Eddy Simulations of a Turbulent Thermal Jet," American Nuclear Society 2014 Winter Meeting and Technology Expo, Anaheim, California, 9-13 November 2014.
  32. N. C. Galegar, E. E. Dominguez, Y. A. Hassan, M. E. Conner, "Evaluation of Instantaneous Pressure Measurements in a 5 x 5 Rod Bundle," American Nuclear Society 2014 Winter Meeting and Technology Expo, Anaheim, California, 9-13 November 2014.
  33. S. Lee, M. Kappes, Y. A. Hassan, "Compression of Fibrous Porous Media Generated on Containment Sump Strainers," American Nuclear Society 2014 Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo, November 9-13 2014, Anaheim, CA.
  34. K. L. McVay, J. H. Park, S. Lee, Y. A. Hassan, and N. K. Anand, "Experimental Design and Flow Visualization for the Upper Plenum of a Scaled Very High Temperature Gas Cooled Reactor," American Nuclear Society 2014 Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo, November 9-13 2014, Anaheim, CA.
  35. M.Kappes, S. Lee, Y. A. Hassan, "Size Characterization of Fibrous Nukon Debris Upstream and Downstream of the Containment Sump Strainers," American Nuclear Society 2014 Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo, November 9-13 2014, Anaheim, CA.
  36. R. Vaghetto, Y. A. Hassan, "Modelling the Thermal-Hydraulic Behaviour of the Reactor Cavity Cooling System using RELAP5-3D," Annuals in Nuclear Engineering, Vol. 73, pp. 75-83, 2014.
  37. H. Wang, S. Lee, Y. A. Hassan, A. E. Ruggles, "Experimental Study of the Twin Turbulent Water Jets using Laser Doppler Anemometry for Validating Numerical Models," HTR2014-61180, Proceedings of the HTR 2014, October 27-31 2014, Weihai, China.
  38. S. Lee, K. L. McVay, J. H. Park, Y. A. Hassan, N. K. Anand, "Measurement of Velocity Field in the Upper Plenum of a Scaled VHTR under DCC Condition using PIV," HTR2014-61180, Proceedings of the HTR 2014, October 27-31 2014, Weihai, China.
  39. A. Frisani, Y. A. Hassan, "Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis of the Reactor Cavity Cooling System for Very High Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactors," Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 72, pp. 257-267, 2014.
  40. M. S. Loginov, A. Shams, N. Amini, Y. A. Hassan, "Towards the Efficient Turbulence Closure for Mixing Phenomena in the Core Outlet of a Nuclear Reactor," Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 278, pp. 472-480, 2014.
  41. R. Vaghetto, Y. A. Hassan, "Experimental Investigation of a Scaled Water-Cooled Reactor Cavity Cooling System," Nuclear Technology, Vol. 187, pp. 282-293, 2014.
  42. E. Dominguez-Ontiveros, Y. A. Hassan, "Experimental Study of a Simplified 3x3 Rod Bundle Using DPTV," Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 279, pp. 50-59, 2014.
  43. S. Lee, S. S. Abdulsattar, Y. A. Hassan, "Head Loss through Fibrous Beds Generated on Different Types of Containment Sump Strainers," Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, ICONE22 July 7-11, 2014, Prague, Czech Republic.
  44. R. Vaghetto, A. Franklin, A. Vanni, Y. A. Hassan, "Sensitivity Analysis of a PWR Containment during a Loss of Coolant Accident Using RELAP5-3D," Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, ICONE22 July 7-11, 2014, Prague, Czech Republic.
  45. T. Crook, R. Vaghetto, A. Vanni, Y. A. Hassan, "Sensitivity Analysis of a PWR Response during a Loss of Coolant Accident Under Hypothetical Core Blockage Scenario Using RELAP5-3D," Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, ICONE22 July 7-11, 2014, Prague, Czech Republic.
  46. S. Lee, Y. A. Hassan, R. Vaghetto, S. S. Abdulsattar, M. Kappes, "Water Chemistry Sensitivity on Fibrous Debris Bypass through a Containment Sump Strainer," Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, ICONE22 July 7-11, 2014, Prague, Czech Republic.
  47. S. Lee, Y. A. Hassan, S. S. Abdulsattar, and R. Vaghetto, "Experimental study of head loss through an LOCA-generated fibrous debris bed deposited on a sump strainer for Generic Safety Issue 191," Progress in Nuclear Engineering, Vol. 74, pp. 166-175, 2014.
  48. L. B. Carasik, A. E. Ruggles, Y. A. Hassan, "Preliminary Investigation of Turbulent Flow Behavior of 3-D Twin Jets using CFD Analysis," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 110 (1), 689-692.
  49. N. C. Galegar, E. E. Dominguez, Y. A. Hassan, "Turbulence Intensity and Pressure Fluctuations Experienced Downstream of a Mixing Grid," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 110 (1), 665-668.
  50. S. Lee, R. Vaghetto, S. S. Abdulsattar, M. Kappes, Y. A. Hassan, "Effects of pH and Electrical Conductivity on the Quantity of Fibrous Debris Bypass through a Containment Sumpt Strainer," 2014 ANS Annual Meeting, June 15-19 2014, Reno, Nevada.
  51. S. S. Abdulsattar, S. Lee, Y. A. Hassan, "Experimental Study of Pressure Drop through a Fibrous Debris Bed Generated on A perforated Plate with Embedded Mesh Screen," 2014 ANS Annual Meeting, June 15-19 2014, Reno, Nevada.
  52. R. Vaghetto, A. Franklin, A. Vanni, Y. A. Hassan, "Sensitivity Analysis of a Pressure Response of a Typical Large, Dry, Containment during a Double-Ended Guillotine Break LOCA Using RELAP5-3D and MELCOR," Proceedings of the 2014 ANS Annual Meeting, Reno, NV June 15-19 (2014).
  53. J. Yoo, C. E. Estrada-Perez, Y. A. Hassan, "A proper observation and characterization of wall nucleation phenomena in a forced convective boiling system," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 76, pp. 568-584, 2014.
  54. L. B. Carasik, A. E. Ruggles, S. A. Walker, "CFD Simulations of Thermal Stratification in a Large Enclosure," International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP) 2014 vol. 2, 1350-1359.
  55. F. Meng, M. D. King, Y. A. Hassan, V. M. Ugaz, "Localized Fluorescent Complexation Enables Rapid Monitoring of Airborne Nanoparticles," Environmental Science: Nano, Vol. 1, pp. 358-366, 2014.
  56. H. Wang, E. Dominguez-Ontiveros, Y. A. Hassan, "Computational fluid dynamics analysis of core bypass flow and crossflow in a prismatic very high temperature gas-cooled nuclear reactor based on a two-layer block model," Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 268, pp. 64-76, 2014.
  57. N. Amini, Y. A. Hassan, "Experimental Study of Bypass Flow in Near Wall Gaps of a Pebble Bed Reactor Using Wire Anemometry Technique," Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 65, pp. 60-71, 2014.
  58. Y. A. Hassan, C. E. Estrada-Perez, J. Yoo, "Measurement of subcooled flow boiling using Particle Tracking Velocimetry and infrared thermographic technique," Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 268, pp. 185-190, 2014.
  59. S. Lee, R. Vaghetto, Y. A. Hassan, "Measurement of Water Chemistry Sensitivity on NUKON Fibrous Debris Penetration through a Sump Strainer," Risk Management for Complex Socio-Technical Systems (RM4CSS), November 11-15, 2013, Washington, D.C.
  60. S. Lee, L. M. Brockmeyer, S. A. B. Sulaiman, Y. A. Hassan, "Temperature Effect on Small Size NUKON Fibrous Debris Settling Velocity," Risk Management for Complex Socio-Technical Systems (RM4CSS), November 11-15, 2013, Washington, D.C.
  61. R. Vaghetto, E. Kee, Y. A. Hassan, "RELAP5-3D Simulation of Core Flow Paths during a Hypothetical Debris-Generated Core Blockage Scenario," American Nuclear Society 2013 Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo, November 10-14 2013, Washington, D.C. (2013).
  62. R. Vaghetto, A. Franklin, Y. A. Hassan, "Sensitivity Study of Hypothetical Debris-Generated Core Blockage Scenarios," American Nuclear Society 2013 Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo, November 10-14 2013, Washington, D.C. (2013).
  63. A. Priye, Y. A. Hassan, V. M. Ugaz, "Microscale Chaotic Advection Enables Robust Convective DNA Replication," Analytic Chemistry, Vol. 85, pp. 10536-10541, 2013.
  64. R. Vaghetto, Y. A. Hassan, "Study of debris-generated core blockage scenarios during loss of coolant accidents using RELAP5-3D," Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 261, pp. 144-155, 2013.
  65. R. Vaghetto, B. A. Beeny, Y. A. Hassan, K. Vierow, "Sensitivity Analysis of a Typical Large, Dry Containment Response during a Loss of Coolant Accident using RELAP5-3D and MELCOR," American Nuclear Society 2013 Annual Meeting, June 16-20 2013, Atlanta, GA.
  66. M. Conner, Y. A. Hassan, E. Dominguez-Ontiveros, "Hydraulic Benchmark Data for PWR Mixing Vane Grid," Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 264, pp. 97-102, 2013.
  67. R. Vaghetto, D. De Luca, Y. A. Hassan, "Analysis of Thermal-Hydraulic System Response of a Pressurized Water Reactor during Hypothetical Core Blockage Scenarios," The 15th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-15), Convention Hall, Pisa, Italy - May 12-17 2013.
  68. R. Vaghetto, Y. A. Hassan, "The Steady-State Phase of the Reactor Cavity Cooling System Experimental Facility and Comparison with RELAP5-3D Simulations," The 15th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-15), Convention Hall, Pisa, Italy - May 12-17 2013.
  69. S. Ozturk, Y. A. Hassan, V. M. Ugaz, "Graphene-Enhanced Nanorefrigerants," Nanoscale, Vol. 5, pp. 541-547, 2013.
  70. S. K. Kang, Y. A. Hassan, "The Effect of Lattice Models within the Lattice Boltzmann Method in the Simulation of Wall-Bounded Turbulent Flows," Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 232, pp. 100-117, 2013.
  71. N. Amini, Y. A. Hassan, "An Investigation of Matched Index of Refraction Technique and its Application in Optical Measurements of Fluid Flow," Experiments of Fluids, Vol. 53, pp. 2011-2020, 2012.
  72. E. Dominguez-Ontiveros, Y. A. Hassan, M. Conner, Z. Karoutas, "Experimental Benchmark Data for PWR Rod Bundle with Spacer-Grids," Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 253, pp. 396-405, 2012.
  73. A. Kassab, V. Ugaz, M. King, Y. A. Hassan, "High Resolution Study of Micro-meter Particle Detachment on Different Surfaces," Aerosol Science and Technology Journal, Vol. 47, pp. 351-360, 2013.
  74. R. Vaghetto, B. A. Beeny, Y. A. Hassan, K. Vierow, "Analysis of Long-Term Cooling of a LOCA by Coupling RELAP5-3D and MELCOR," American Nuclear Society 2012 Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo, November 11-15 2012, San Diego, CA.
  75. R. Vaghetto, S. Lee, Y. A. Hassan, "Analysis of the Steady-State Phase of the Reactor Cavity Cooling System Experimental Facility," American Nuclear Society 2012 Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo, November 11-15 2012, San Diego, CA.
  76. A. Frisani, Y. A. Hassan, "Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis of the Reactor Cavity Cooling System for Very High Temperature Gas Cooled Reactors," presented at the Embedded Topical Meeting: Advances in Thermal Hydraulics (ATH '12), November 11-15, 2012, San Diego, California and published in the meeting proceedings, 2012.
  77. S. Kang, Y. A. Hassan, "Direct Numerical Simulation of Debris Sedimentation using the Immersed Boundary-Lattice Boltzmann Method," presented at the Embedded Topical Meeting: Advances in Thermal Hydraulics (ATH '12), November 11-15, 2012, San Diego, California and published in the meeting proceedings, 2012.
  78. S. Lee, S. S. Abdulsattar, R. Vaghetto, Y. A. Hassan, "Experimental Study of Fibrous Debris Head Loss through Sump Strainer," Advances in Thermal Hydraulics (ATH '12), November 11-15 2012, San Diego, CA.
  79. J. Yoo, C. Estrada-Perez, Y. A. Hassan, "Validation of Experimental Measurements using Infrared Thermometry for Subcooled Flow Boiling Experiment," presented at the Embedded Topical Meeting: Advances in Thermal Hydraulics (ATH '12), November 11-15, 2012, San Diego, California and published in the meeting proceedings, 2012.
  80. A. Kassab, V. Ugaz, M. King, Y. A. Hassan, "Dynamics Measurements of Micro-meter Particle Detachment on Glass Surfaces," presented at the ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition IMECE2012, November 9-15, 2012, Houston, Texas and published in the conference proceedings, paper IMECE2012-87786, 2012.
  81. Y. A. Hassan, C. Kang, "Pressure Drop in a Pebble Bed Reactor under High Reynolds Number," Nuclear Technology, Vol. 180, No. 2, pp. 159-173, 2012.
  82. A. Priye, Y. A. Hassan, V. M. Ugaz, "Education: DNA Replication Using Microscale Natural Convection," Lab Chip, Vol. 12, pp. 4946-4954, 2012.
  83. N. O. Salpeter, Y. A. Hassan, "Large Eddy Simulations of Jet Flow Interaction within Staggered Rod Bundles," Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 251, pp. 92-101, 2012.
  84. E. Dominguez-Ontiverod, Y. A. Hassan, R. Franz, R. Barthel, U. Hampel, "Experimental Study of a Simplified 3X3 Rod Bundle using DPTV," Presented at Experimental Validation and Application of CFD Codes in Nuclear Reactor Technology (CFD4NRS-4), OCED/NEA&IAEA Workshop, September 10-12, 2012 Daejeon, Korea and Published in the Conference Proceedings, 2012
  85. J. Yan, M. Conner, R. Brewster, Z. Karoutas, E. Ontiveros, Y. A. Hassan, "Validation of CFD Method in Predicting Steady and Transient Flow Field Generated by PWR Mixing Vane Grid," Presented at Experimental Validation and Application of CFD Codes in Nuclear Reactor Technology (CFD4NRS-4), OCED/NEA&IAEA Workshop, September 10-12, 2012 Daejeon, Korea and Published in the Conference Proceedings, 2012.
  86. C. Wei, Y. A. Hassan, "CFD Simulations of Air-Ingress Problem with Spatial Effects in GT-MHR," Presented at the 9th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics, Operation, and Safety (NUTHOS-9), Taiwan, September 9-13, 2012 and Published in the Conference Proceedings, Paper N9P0070, 2012
  87. C. Wei, Y. A. Hassan, "CFD Simulations of Mesh Sizes and Turbulent Models Sensitivity Study for a Reactor Cavity Cooling System of the Very High Temperature Reactor," Presented at the 9th Internation Topical Meeting on Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics, Operation, and Safety (NUTHOS-9), Taiwan, September 9-13, 2012 and Published in the Conference Proceedings, Paper N9P00771, 2012.
  88. R. Vaghetto, D. De Luca, Y. A. Hassan, "Thermal-Hydraulic System Response of a Pressurized Water Reactor Under Full Core Blockage Hypothesis during Loss of Coolant Accidents," International Workshop of Nuclear Safety and Severe Accident (NUSSA), September 7-8 2012, Beijing, China.
  89. A. Frisani, Y. A. Hassan, "On Immersed Boundary Method: Finite Element Versus Finite Volume Approach," Presented at the 2012 20th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE20-Power2012), July 30-August 3, 2012, Anaheim, California and Published in the Conference Proceedings, Paper ICONE20-POWER2012-55082, 2012.
  90. R. Vaghetto, S. Lee, Y. A. Hassan, "Reactor Cavity Cooling System Experimental Facility Shakedown and RELAP5-3D Model Validation," Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, ICONE20 July 30-August 3, 2012, Anaheim, California.
  91. O. Rodriguez, R. Vaghetto, Y. A. Hassan, "Sensitivity Study of the South Texas Project Power Plant Steady-State Simulations using RELAP5-3D coupled with DAKOTA," Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, ICONE20 July 30-August 3, 2012, Anaheim, California, USA. 55235.
  92. N. Amini, Y. A. Hassan, "Fluid Flow Mixing of Turbulent Jets within a Staggered Rod Bundle," Presented at the 2012 ASME Fluid Engineering Summer Meeting, July 8-12, 2012, Puerto Rico and Published in the Conference Proceedings, Paper FEDSM2012-72482, 2012
  93. S. Lee, Y. A. Hassan, "Measurement of Whole Temperature Field in Refrigerant using Two-Color/Single-Dye LIF," Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Vol. 106, Chicago, Illinois, June 24-28, 2012.
  94. R. Vaghetto, H. Wu, Y. A. Hassan, "RELAP5-3D Simulations of the Reactor Cavity Cooling System Experimental Facility," Presented at 2012 ANS Annual Meeting, June 24-28, 2012, Chicago, Il and published in the ANS Transactions, Vol. 106, 2012.
  95. S. Ozturk, Y. A. Hassan, V. M. Ugaz, "A Simple Microfluidic Probe Nanoparticle Suspension Stability," Lab Chip, Vol. 12, pp.3467-3473, 2012.
  96. R. Vaghetto, L. Capone, Y. A. Hassan, "Experimental Study of the Effect of Graphite Dispersion on the Heat Transfer Phenomena in a Reactor Cavity Cooling System," Nuclear Technology, Vol. 177, pp. 217-230, 2012.
  97. L. Capone, Y. A. Hassan, R. Vaghetto, "Reactor cavity cooling system (RCCS) experimental characterization," Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 241, pp. 4775-4782, 2011.
  98. A. Gandhir, Y. A. Hassan, "RANS Modeling for Flow in Nuclear Fuel Bundle in Pressurized Water Reactors (PWR)," Nuclear Engineering and Design Journal, Vol. 241, Issue 11, pp. 4404-4408, 2011.
  99. R. Vaghetto, Y. A. Hassan, "Scaling the NGNP Reactor Cavity Cooling System," American Nuclear Society 2011 Winter Meeting, October 30-November 3, 2011, Washington, D.C.
  100. W. Kanjankijkasem, E. Dominguez-Ontiveros, Y. A. Hassan, "Design of New Facility for Bypass Flow Experiment," presented at the 25th Conference of the Mechanical Engineering Network of Thialand, October 19-21, Krabi, Thialand and Published in the Conference Proceedings, Paper CST20, 2011.
  101. S. K. Kang, Y. A. Hassan, "A Direct-Forcing Immersed Boundary Method for the Thermal Lattice Boltzmann Method," Computers & Fluid Journal, Vol. 49, pp. 36-45, 2011.
  102. M. Conner, E. Dominguez-Ontiveros, Y. A. Hassan, "Hydraulic Benchmark Data for PWR Mixing Vane Grid," presented at the 14th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH 14), Spetember 25-29, Ontario, Canada, 2011 and published in the Conference Proceedings, 2011.
  103. R. Vaghetto, H. Wei, Y. A. Hassan, "Simulation of a Simple RCCS Experiment with RELAP5-3D System Code and Computational Fuid Dynamics Computer Program," 14th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermalhydraulics, NURETH-14, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September 25-30, 2011. NURETH14-352
  104. L. Capone, M. Conner, Y. A. Hassan, "Spacer Grids and Mixing Vanes CFD Simulation for 5x5 Fuel Bundle Configuration," Presented at 14th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, NURETH-14, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Spetember 25-30, 2011 and published in the Conference Proceedings, 2011.
  105. M. Motkovic, B. Koncar, C. E. Estrada-Perez, Y. A. Hassan, "CFD Simulation of Boiling Flow Experiment in a Rectangular Vertical Channel," published in the 19th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering Proceedings, 2011, Chiba, Japan, paper 44115, 2011.
  106. W. Kanjanakijkasem, E. Dominguez-Ontiveros, Y. A. Hassan , "Preliminary Study of Bypass Flow in Prismatic Core of VHTR," Accepted for Publication in the proceedings of the 19th Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE 19), May 16-19, Chiba, Japan, 2011.
  107. A. Khan, C. E. Estrada-Perez, Y. A. Hassan, "Whole-Field Velocity Measurements of Isothermal Bubble Plume using PTV," published in the 19th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering Proceedings, Chiba, Japan, Paper 44083, 2011.
  108. C. E. Estrada-Perez, Y. A. Hassan, "Feasibility Study of the PTV-LIF Technique for the Simultaneous Measurements," Published in the 19th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering Proceedings, Chiba, Japan, Paper 44106, 2011.
  109. C. E. Estrada-Perez, Y. A. Hassan, S. Tan, "Experimental Characterization of Temperature Sensitive Dyes for Laser Induced Fluorescence (LIF) Thermometry," Review of Scientific Instruments Journal, Vol. 82, Issue 7, 074901, 7 pages, 2011.
  110. R. Vaghetto, Y. A. Hassan, "Analysis of the Thermo-hydraulic Behavior of the New TEXAS A&M RCCS Experimental Facility Using Relap5-3D," Proceedings of ICONE19, 19th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, May 16-19, 2011, Chiba, Japan. ICONE19-43266.
  111. R. Vaghetto, P. D. Bayless, R. R. Schultz, Y. A. Hassan, "Modeling the Modular High Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor Core with RELAP5-3D," Proceedings of ICONE19, 19th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, May 16-19, 2011, Chiba, Japan. ICONE19-43261.
  112. L. Capone, R. Vaghetto, Y. A. Hassan, "Experimental Analysis of the Effects of the Graphite Dispersion on the Thermal-Hydraulic Phenomena Inside the Reactor Cavity Cooling System," Proceedings of ICAPP 2011, Nice, France, May 2-5, 2011, Paper 11471.
  113. C. E. Estrada-Perez, S. Tan, Y. A. Hassan, "Whole-Field Temperature and Velocity Measurements for Two-Phase Flow Using PIV/LIF," Presented at the 2011 ASME/JSME 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, March 13-17, 2011, Honolulu, Hawaii and Published in ASME/JSME-2010 Transactions, paper 44507, 2011.
  114. R. Muddu, Y. A. Hassan, V. M. Ugaz, "Rapid PCR Thermocycling using Microscale Thermal Convection," Journal of Visualized Experiments, JoVE. 49, 2014.
  115. R. Muddu, Y. A. Hassan, V. M. Ugaz, "Chaotically Accelerated Polymerase Chain Reaction by Microscale Rayleigh-Benard Convection," Angewandte Chemie (International Edition), Vol. 50, Issue 13, pp. 3048-3052, 2011.
  116. L. Capone, R. Vaghetto, Y. A. Hassan, "Graphite Dispersion Effects Experimental Analysis for a Reactor Cavity Cooling System (RCCS)," American Nuclear Society 2010 Winter Meeting, Novemeber 7-11 2010, Las Vegas Nv.
  117. A. Frisani, Y. A. Hassan, V. Ugaz, "Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis of Very High Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor Cavity Cooling Systems," Nuclear Technology, Vol. 176, Number 2, pp. 238-259, 2011.
  118. N. Salpeter, Y. A. Hassan, "Large Eddy Simulations of Dual Jet Flow Mixing within Rod Bundles," presented at the 5th International Topical Meeting on High Temperature Reactor Technology 2010 Conference (HTR 2010), Prague, Czech Republic, October 18-20, 2010.
  119. C. Kang, E. Dominguez-Ontiveros, Y. A. Hassan, "Pressure Drop in Packed Bed Reactor under High Reynolds Number," presented at the 25th International Topical Meeting on High Temperature Reactor Technology 2010 Conference (HTR 2010) Prague, Czech Republic, October 18-20, 2010.
  120. E. Dominguez, Y. A. Hassan, M. Conner, Z. Karoutas, "Experimental Benchmark Data for PWR Rod Bundle with Spacer-Grids," presented at 2010 OECD/NEA & IAEA Workshop, September 14-16, 2010, Washington, D.C., USA and published in the conference proceedings, 2010.
  121. B. Koncar, M. Matkovic, C. Estrada-Perez, Y. A. Hassan, "Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Subcooled Boiling Flow in a Rectangular Channel," International Conference Nuclear Energy for New Europe 2010, Portoroz, Slovenia, September 6-9, 2010
  122. C. E. Estrada-Perez, Y. A. Hassan, "PTV experiments of subcooled boiling flow through a vertical rectangular channel," International Journal of Multiphase Flow, Vol. 36, pp. 691-706, 2010.
  123. T. Sichao, C. E. Estrada-Perez, Y. A. Hassan, "Experimental Study of Temperature Sensitive Dyes for Planar Induced Florescence Thermometry," presented at the 18th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, May 17-21, 2010, China and published in ICONE18 Proceedings, 2010.
  124. S. K. Kang, Y. A. Hassan, "A Comparative Study of Interface Schemes in the Immersed Boundary Method for a Moving Solid Boundary Problem using Lattice Boltzmann Method," Proceedings of ASME 2010 3rd Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Summer Meeting and 8th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels (FEDSM2010-ICNMM2010), Montreal, Canada, August 2010.
  125. E. Dominguez-Ontiveros, C. Estrada-Perez, Y. A. Hassan, "Flow Measurements inside a Rod Bundle Using DPIV and MIR," presented at 7th International Conference on Multiphase Flow ICMF, May 30-June 4, 2010, Tampa, Florida, and published in the ICMF 2010 proceedings, paper 13.3.3, 2010.
  126. C. E. Estrada-Perez, E. E. Dominguez, Y. A. Hassan, "PTV Measurements to Study Void Fraction Influence on the Liquid Phase Turbulence in Subcooled Boiling Flow," presented at the 7th International Conference on Multiphase Flow ICMF, May 30-June 4, 2010, Tampa, Florida, and published in the ICMF 2010 proceedings, paper 14.3.1, 2010.
  127. S. K. Kang, Y. A. Hassan, "A Comparative Study of Direct-Forcing Immersed Boundary-Lattice Boltzmann Methods for Stationary Complex Boundaries," International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol. 66, pp. 1132-1158, 2011.
  128. E. Domininguez-Ontivores, S. Fortenberry, Y. A. Hassan, "Experimental Observations of Flow Modifications in Nanofluid Boiling Utilizing Particle Image Velocimetry," Nuclear Engineering and Design Journal, Vol. 240, pp. 299-304, 2010.
  129. S. Ozturk, Y. A. Hassan, V. M. Ugaz, "Interfacial Complexation Explains Anomalous Diffusion in Nanofluids," Nano Letters, Vol. 10, Issue 2 pp. 665-671, 2010.
  130. E. Dominguez-Ontiveros, Y. A. Hassan, "Non-Intrusive Experimental Investigation of Flow Behavior inside a 5x5 Rod Bundle with Spacer Grids using PIV and MIR," 17th Conference on Nuclear Engineering, July 12-16, Brussels, Belgium, Vol. 4, pp. 351-360, 2009.
  131. E. Dominguez-Ontiveros, Y. A. Hassan, "Non-Intrusive Experimental Investigation of Flow Behavior inside a 5x5 Rod Bundle with Spacer Grids using PIV and MIR," Nuclear Engineering and Design Journal, Vol. 239, issue 5, pp. 888-898, 2009.
  132. Y. A. Hassan, E. Dominguez-Ontiveros, "Flow Visualization in a Pebble Bed Reactor Experiment Using PIV and Refractive Index Matching Techniques," Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 238/11, pp. 3080-3085, 2008.
  133. W. K. In, Y. A. Hassan, "CFD Simulation of a Coolant Flow and Heat Transfer in a Pebble Bed Reactor," International Topical Meeting on High Temperature Reactor Technology, September 28-October 1, 2008, Washington, DC, USA and published in the conference proceedings, HTR2008-58334, 2008.
  134. E. Dominguez-Ontiveros, C. Estrada-Perez, Y. A. Hassan, "Measurements of Flow Modification by Particle Deposition inside a Packed Bed Using Time-Resolved PIV," presented at the International Topical Meeting on High Temperature Reactor Technology, September 28-October 1, 2008, Washington, DC, USA and published in the conference proceedings, HTR2008-58330.
  135. N. O. Salpeter, Y. A. Hassan, "Numerical Simulations of Jet Flow Mixing within Rod Bundles," presented at International Topical Meeting on High Temperature Reactor Technology, September 28-October 1, 2008, Washington, DC, USA and published in the conference proceedings, HTR2008-58321, 2008
  136. S. Ozturk, Y. A. Hassan, V. Ugaz, "Microfluidic Investigation of Diffusion Enhancement in Nanoparticle Suspensions," Presented at the ECI International Conference on Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow in Microscale, Whistler, BC, Canada, September 21-26, 2008 and Published in the Conference Proceedings, 2008.
  137. S. Kang, Y. A. Hassan, "An Immersed Boundary Lattice Boltzmann Method for Large Particle Sedimentation," presented at the 7th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, Operations, and Safety (NUTHOS 7), Seoul, Korea, October 2008 and published in the conference proceedings, 2008.
  138. N. Amini, E. Dominquez-Ontiveros, C. Estrada-Perez, S. Fortenberry, Y. A. Hassan, "PIV Measurements of Jet Flow Mixing in the Vicinity of Rod Bundles using Matched Refractive Index," Presented at the 16th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE16), May 11-15, 2008, Orlando, Florida and Plublished in the Conference Proceedings, ICON-16-48853, 2008.
  139. L. Capone, C. E. Estrada-Perez, Y. A. Hassan, "Experimental Investigation of Reactor Cavity Cooling System (RCCS) for a Very High Temperature Reactor (VHTR)," Presented at the 18th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, May 17-21, 2010, Xi'an, China and published in ICONE18 Proceedings, 2010.