Nuclear Science and Engineering
Corvallis, OR 97331
Ph.D. Nuclear Engineering, Oregon State University, 2022
M.S. Nuclear Technology and Applications, Zhengzhou University, 2016
B.S. Electronic Information Science and Technology, Zhengzhou University, 2012
Yichen Zhao’s research interests include non-destructive interrogation, remote detection, and general applications of radiation detection techniques. His primary expertise is in detection based on optical spectroscopy for material characterization in post-irradiation examination, nuclear safeguards, and nuclear forensics. Zhao is also researching innovative radiation and optical sensors for spent nuclear fuel storage interrogation.