Faculty Profile

Rizwan Uddin

Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering
Rizwan Uddin
Rizwan Uddin
Professor
108 Talbot Laboratory MC 234
104 S. Wright Street
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 244-4944

Affiliation

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Primary Research Area

  • Nuclear Power

Education

  • Ph.D., Nuclear Engineering, University of Illinois, 1987
  • M.S., Nuclear Engineering, University of Illinois, 1983
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 1980

Academic Positions

  • Associate Head of Academic Programs, August 2013 - present
  • Fellow; NCSA, University of Illinois, August 2008 ￿ August 2009
  • Professor, Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering, August 2006 ￿ Present
  • Associate Professor ￿ August 2000 ￿ August 2006
  • Assistant Professor, August 1996 ￿ August 2000
  • Visiting Professor, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, June ￿ July 1999
  • Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, Engineering Physics, University of Virginia - 1992 ￿ 1996
  • Research Assistant Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, University of Virginia 1988 - 1992

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Research Interests

  • Nuclear Engineering Education
  • Virtual Reality
  • Computational Biology
  • Nonlinear Dynamical Systems
  • Reactor Thermal Hydraulics and Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Homogenization Techniques
  • Nuclear Reactor Theory
  • Computational Methods

Research Areas

  • Advanced Reactor Designs
  • Computational Multi-Fluid Dynamics
  • Instrumentation and Control
  • Multi-Physics Modeling and Simulation
  • Nuclear Power
  • Reactor Analysis Methods
  • Reactor Physics
  • Reactor Thermal-Hydraulics
  • Reactor Transient and Accident Analysis
  • Training and Education, Human Factors
  • Two‐Phase Flow and Heat Transfer
  • Verification, Validation and Uncertainty Methods

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Anjie Hu, Longjian Li, Rizwan-uddin, Force method in a pseudo-potential lattice Boltzmann model, Journal of Computational Physics, 294, 78-89, (2015).
  • Rijan Shrestha and Rizwan-uddin, Modeling space￿time evolution of flux in a traveling wave reactor, Annals of Nuclear Energy, 70, 90-95 (2014)
  • Hitesh Bindra and Rizwan-uddin, Effects of modeling assumptions on the stability domain of BWRs, Annals of Nuclear Energy, 67, 13-20 (2014)
  • Suneet Singh, Prashant K Jain, Rizwan-uddin, Finite Integral Transform Technique to Solve Asymmetric Heat Conduction in a Multilayer Annulus with Time Dependent Boundary Conditions, Nuclear Engg and Design, 241, 144-154 (2011).
  • Jianwei Hu, A.C. Hayes, W.B. Wilson and Rizwan-uddin, Fission Gas Production in Reactor Fuels Including the Effects of Ternary Fission, Nuclear Engg and Design, 240, 3751￿3757 (2010).
  • Teruel F., Rizwan-uddin, Numerical computation of macroscopic turbulence quantities in representative elementary volumes of the porous medium, Int J Heat Mass Transfer, 53, 5190￿5198 (2010).
  • Suneet Singh and Rizwan-uddin, Parallel Modified Nodal Integral Method for 3D Time-dependent Incompressible Navier-Stokes & Energy Equations, Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, An International Journal, 10, No. 2, 100-112, 2010.
  • Prashant K Jain, Suneet Singh, Rizwan-uddin, An Exact Analytical Solution for Two-Dimensional, Unsteady, Multilayer Heat Conduction in Spherical Coordinates, Int. Journal of Heat & Mass Transfer, 53, 2133￿2142 (2010).
  • Federico Teruel and Rizwan-uddin, An Innovative Research Reactor Design, Nucl Engg and Design, 239, 2, 395-407 (2009).
  • Teruel F., Rizwan-uddin, Characterization of a porous medium employing numerical tools: Permeability and pressure-drop from Darcy to turbulence, Int J Heat Mass Transfer, 52, 5878￿5888 (2009).
  • Teruel F., Rizwan-uddin, A new turbulence model for porous media flows. Part II: analysis and validation using microscopic simulations, Int J Heat Mass Transfer, 52, 5193￿5203 (2009).
  • Teruel F., Rizwan-uddin, A new turbulence model for porous media flows. Part I: constitutive equations and model closure, Int J Heat Mass Transfer. 52, 4264￿4272 (2009).
  • Suneet Singh and Rizwan-uddin, k-ε Modeling Using Modified Nodal Integral Method, Nucl. Engg and Design, 239, 1314￿1322 (2009).
  • Prashant K Jain, Adrian Tentner and Rizwan-uddin, A Lattice Boltzmann Framework to Simulate Boiling Water Reactor Core Hydrodynamics, Computer and Mathematics with Applications, 58 , No. 5 , 975-986, (2009).
  • Prashant K Jain, Suneet Singh, Rizwan-uddin, Transient Analytical Solution to Asymmetric Heat Conduction in a Multilayer Annulus, Journal of Heat Transfer, 131, 011304￿1-7 (2009).
  • Prashant K Jain, Rizwan-uddin, ￿Numerical analysis of supercritical flow instabilities in a natural circulation loop,￿ Nuclear Engineering and Design, 238, 1947￿1957 (2008).
  • Abdelhamid Dokhane, Dieter Hennig, Rizwan-uddin, Rakesh Chawla, BWR stability and bifurcation analysis using reduced order models and system codes: Identification of a subcritical Hopf bifurcation using RAMONA, Annals of Nuclear Energy, 34 (10), 792-802 (2007).
  • Abdelhamid Dokhane, Dieter Hennig, Rizwan-uddin, Rakesh Chawla, Interpretation of in-phase and out-of-phase BWR oscillations using an extended reduced order model and semi-analytical bifurcation analysis, Annals of Nuclear Energy, 234 (4), 271-287 (2007).
  • Sheldon Landsberger, Steven Biegalski, Sean O'Kelly, Rizwan-uddin, James Stubbins, William Miller, Mark Prelas, Kenneth C Okafor and Kenneth D Lewis, ￿Recent Advances in Nuclear Engineering Education in the USA,￿ 71-73, Nuclear Energy, 2006.
  • Rizwan-uddin, ￿Turning Points and Sub- and Supercritical Bifurcations in A Simple BWR Model,￿ Nuclear Engineering and Design, 236, 267-283 (2006).
  • Wang, F. and Rizwan-uddin, ￿Modified Nodal Integral Method for the Three-Dimensional, Time-Dependent, Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations,￿ Nucl. Sci. and Engg., 149, 107-114 (2005).
  • Zhou, Q. and Rizwan-uddin, ￿In-phase and Out-of-Phase Oscillations in BWRs: Impact of Azimuthal Asymmetry and Second Pair of Eigenvalues,￿ Nucl.Sci. and Engg, 150, 1-19 (2005).
  • Wang, F. and Rizwan-uddin, ￿A Modified Nodal Scheme for the Time-Dependent, Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations,￿ J. Comp. Physics, 187, 168-196 (2003).
  • Toreja, A.J. and Rizwan-uddin, Hybrid Numerical Methods for Convection-Diffusion Equation in Arbitrary Geometries, Computers & Fluids, 32, No. 6, 835-872 (2003).
  • Toreja, A.J. and Rizwan-uddin, ￿Adaptive Mesh Refinement for the Nodal Integral Method and Application to the Convection-Diffusion Equation,￿ Nucl. Sci. Engineering, 142, 85-95 (2002).
  • Rizwan-uddin, ￿Comparison of the Nodal Integral Method and Non-Standard Finite-Difference Schemes for the Fisher Equation,￿ SIAM J. Scientific Computing, 22 (6), 1926-1942 (2001)
  • van Bragt, D.D.B., Rizwan-uddin and T.H.J.J. van der Hagen, ￿Effect of Void Distribution Parameter and Axial Power Profile on BWR Bifurcation Characteristics,￿ Nuclear Science & Engineering, 134, 227-235, 2000.
  • van Bragt, D.D.B., Rizwan-uddin and T.H.J.J. van der Hagen, ￿Nonlinear Analysis of a Natural Circulation Boiling Water Reactor,￿ Nuclear Science & Engineering., 131, 23-44 (1999).
  • Aghili, A. A., Rizwan-uddin, M. P. Griffin and J. R. Moorman, ￿Scaling and Ordering of Neonatal Heart Rate Variability,￿ Phy. Rev. Lett., 74, 7, 1254-1257 (1995).

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • Prashant Jain, Emilian Popov, Graydon L. Yoder and Rizwan-uddin, "Parallel Simulation ff 2D/3D Flows Using Lattice Boltzmann Models (LBM)", Transactions of the ANS, 103 (2010).
  • Prashant Jain and Rizwan-uddin, "Artificial Interface Lattice Boltzmann (AILB) Model for Simulation of Two-Phase Dynamics, (invited)", Transactions of the ANS, 103 (2010).
  • J￿Tia Patrice Taylor, Rizwan-uddin, Jacob Jacobson, "Material Flow Simulation in an International Fuel Supply Model," in Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 100, June 2009.
  • Jianwei Hu, A.C. Hayes and Rizwan-uddin, "Fission Gas Production in Reactor Fuels, "in Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 100, June 2009.
  • Kai Huang, Volodymyr Kindratenko, Rizwan-uddin, "GPU-Based Parallel Computing: A New Computational Approach and its Applications to Nuclear Engineering", in Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Vol. 100, June 2009.
  • Kai Huang and Rizwan-uddin, "Modified Nodal Integral Method Incorporated with Irregular-Shape Elements for Navier-Stokes Equations", to appear in Proc. Int. Conf on Advances in Mathematics, Computational Methods, and Reactor Physics—M&C2009, Saratoga Springs, New York, 3-7 May, 2009
  • Hsingtzu, Wu and Rizwan-uddin" Live Webcast of a Nuclear Engineering Laboratory, "in the Proc"." of ANS/ENS CONTE - The Conference on Nuclear Training and Education, FL, 2009.

Professional Societies

  • Executive Committee member of Rad. Prot. & Shielding Division of ANS (1998-2001)
  • Member ANS, ASME, ASEE

Service on University Committees

  • CSE Steering Committee

Service on Department Committees

  • Qualifying Exam Committee (rotated)
  • Admissions Committee (department)

Teaching Honors

  • Engineering Council Award for Excellence in Advising (2009)
  • NCSA University of Illinois Fellow, 2008-2009 (2008-2009)
  • ANS Students Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, (1998-1999, 1999-2000, 2000-2001, 2001-2002, 2004-2005, 2006-2007, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2015-2016)
  • General Electric (Teaching) Scholar (1997)
  • Partial list of Excellent Teachers (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Outstanding Teaching Award (1994)

Research Honors

  • Fellow of the American Nuclear Society (2014)
  • Ph.D. advisor to the recipient of ANS￿ Mark Mills Award (Prashant Jain) for Best Ph.D. Dissertation (2010)
  • Advisor to three students who received Best Paper Award (2005)
  • Ph.D. advisor to the recipient of ANS￿ Mark Mills Award (Quan Zhou) for Best Ph.D. Dissertation (2005)
  • Ph.D. advisor to the recipient of ANS￿ Mark Mills Award (Allen J. Toreja) for Best Ph.D. Dissertation (2003)
  • Second Best Graduate Student Paper Award (2003)
  • Second Best Graduate Student Paper Award (2000)
  • Best Paper Award, ANS M & C Meeting (1999)
  • Young Members Engineering Achievement Award (1999)
  • University of Virginia￿s Allan Talbott Gwathmey Memorial Award for Best Graduate Research in Basic Sciences (1988)
  • American Nuclear Society￿s Mark Mills Award for Best Ph.D. Dissertation (1987)

Improvement Activities

  • Attended Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Retreat at UIUC, Jan 2003
  • Taught NPRE-247 and NPRE-355 in Anderson Lab (4th floor of Engineering Hall) for future internet based curriculum for NPRE.