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department chairman , Engineering educator

Francesco D'Auria, Italian engineering educator, department chairman. Member of CSNI, International Atomic Energy Agency, American Nuclear Society.

Background

D'Auria, Francesco was born on August 28, 1954 in Benevento, Campania, Italy.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Pisa, Tuscany, Italy, 1980.

Career

Chair professor University Pisa, since 2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of uncertainty method CIAU for the application of BEPU, approach to the licensing of water cooled nuclear power plants. Design of piper-one experimental loop simulating Boiling Water Reactor, individual channel monitoring to prevent channel tube rupture in the core of RBMK type of reactors. Research in scaling issue in nuclear reactor thermalhydraulics & proposing a suitable solution to the issue.

    First to thermal-hydraulic system code qualification and application in nuclear reactor safety technology.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of CSNI, International Atomic Energy Agency, American Nuclear Society.