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Failure analysis and trouble shooting after material characterization

Oviedo, Florida, United States
May 18, 2018

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Young Joo Park ***** Research Pkwy Suite ***, Orlando, FL 32826

Phone: +1-352-***-****, Email: 1


• Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering at University of Central Florida, Aug 2016 Dissertation title: Phase transformation and growth kinetics in reaction zone between uranium alloy and zirconium diffusion barrier

• M.S. Physics at Hanyang University, Feb 2005

• B.S. Physics at Hanyang University, Feb 2003


• Experimental equipment: TEM, SEM, FIB, Nano-Indentation, XRD, OM, Gas-Atomization

• Computer: Mathematics, Origin, C++, 2D-CAD, MS office, Photoshop, SAS, Hardware assembly HONOR:

• Scholarship of study abroad, Aug 2010

Korea Institute of Energy and Resources Technology Evaluation and Planning

• Second place of poster presentation excellent award, Feb 2015 Korea-American Scientist and Engineers Association Florida Regional Conference AFFILIATION:

• President of Korean Student Organization at University of Central Florida, Jan 2015

• Member of Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association, Present

• Member of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, Present

• Reviewer of Journal of Nuclear Materials, Man 2017 JOB EXPERIENCE:

• Research for development of radar warning receiver for aircraft Agency for Defense Development, Korea, Aug 2007 – Jun 2008

• Postdoctoral fellow

Department of Materials Science and Engineering at University of Central Florida, Present Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at University of Central Florida, Present RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:

• Calcia-Magnesia-Alumina-Silica (CMAS) and heavy fuel oil corrosion resistance test of thermal barrier coatings (TBC) for gas turbine applications, Jan 2018 – Present Doosan Heavy Industry and Construction, Korea

Objective: Performance evaluation and failure characterization for TBC development

- Corrosion and failure test for specimens at high temperature with heavy oil contaminants

- Characterization for the tested specimens using SEM, TEM and XRD

• Development of microsensor for heavy metal monitoring in soil and water, Oct 2017 – Present Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute, Korea Objective: Highly sensitive and real-time detective heavy metal sensor

- Design and fabrication for electrode as a basic device for the heavy metal sensor

- Characterization for patterned of conductor and graphite inside the fabricated sensor Young Joo Park 12443 Research Pkwy Suite 306, Orlando, FL 32826 Phone: +1-352-***-****, Email: 2

• Non-contact photoluminescence piezospectroscopy for rail monitoring, May 2017 – Sep 2017 Korea Railroad Research Institute, Korea

Objective: Development non-contact potable system to measure stress in rail thermite weld

- Design and development for software to analyze signals collected by the spectroscopy

- Laboratory and field test for the thermite welding of a high-speed rail track

• Improvement for flux-cored arc (FCA) welding with high Mn steels, Jan 2017 – May 2017 POSCO, Korea

Objective: Investigation to reduce spatter in arc welding

- Quantitative and characteristic analyses for the spatter

• Development of slab mold for steel industry, Aug 2016 – Dec 2016 Research Institute of Industrial Science and Technology, Korea Objective: Evaluation for Cu surface treatment (Ni-alloy cladding) using high power laser

- Analyses for the microstructural defects and the cause of failure at the Ni-alloy/Cu interface

- Providing optimized fabrication process for more durable Cu-mold

• Material Management and Minimization Reactor Conversion, Aug 2013 – Aug 2016 U.S. Department of Energy and Idaho National Laboratory Objective: Evaluation for monolithic fuel design to develop low-enriched uranium fuel

- Analysis for constituent phases at the interfaces at the U10Mo/Zr and AA6061/Zr

- Analyses for the phase transformation within the fuel alloy and the diffusion behavior at the fuel/cladding interface

• Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative, Aug 2010 – Aug 2013 U.S. Department of Energy and Idaho National Laboratory Objective: Performance of fundamental study to develop fuel for SFR reactor

- Fabrication of fuel-cladding diffusion couples as functions of temperature and time

- Analyses for phase constituents and diffusion kinetics in the reaction zone

- Crystallographic analysis and identification for unknown phases PUBLICATION (1st Author: 6, 2nd Author: 6, etc: 2) Main research:

• Y. Park, J. Yoo, D.D. Keiser, Jr., J.F. Jue, B. Rabin, G. Moore, Y.H. Sohn “Growth kinetics and microstructural evolution during hot isostatic pressing of U-10 wt.% Mo monolithic fuel plate in AA6061 cladding with Zr diffusion barrier” Journal of Nuclear Materials, Vol. 447, 215-224, 2014

• Y. Park, K. Huang, A. Paz Y Puente, H. S. Lee, B.H. Sencer, J.R. Kennedy, Y.H. Sohn “Diffusional interaction between U-10wt.%Zr and Fe at 903K, 923K and 953K” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A. Vol. 46, 72-82, 2015

• Y. Park, Y.H. Sohn, D.D. Keiser, Jr. “Diffusional interactions between U-Mo and Zr at 650 C as a function of time” Journal of Nuclear Materials, Vol. 456, 351-358, 2015

• Y. Park, N. Eriksson, R. Newell, D.D. Keiser, Jr., Y. H. Sohn “Microstructural anomalies in hot- isostatic pressed U-10 wt.%Mo fuel plates with Zr” Materials Characterization, Vol. 103, 50-57, 2015

• Y. Park, N. Eriksson, R. Newell, D.D. Keiser, Jr., Y. H. Sohn “Phase decomposition of γ-U (bcc) U-10 wt.% Mo fuel alloy during hot isostatic pressing of monolithic fuel plate” Journal of Nuclear Materials, Vol. 480, 271-280, 2016

• Y. Park, R. Newell, A. Mehta, D. D. Keiser Jr., Y. H. Sohn “Interdiffusion and reaction between U and Zr” Journal of Nuclear Materials, Vol. 502, 42-50, 2018

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