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Lixuan Lu
PhD

Professor

Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science

Contact information

Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre (ERC) - Room 4084
North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

905.721.8668 ext. 5526

lixuan.lu@uoit.ca


Education

  • PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario 2005
  • MES in Automatic Control Beijing Institute of Technology, China 2001
  • BES in Automatic Control Beijing Institute of Technology, China 1998

Courses taught

Undergraduate

  • Computer Architecture
  • Digital Systems
  • Electric Circuits
  • Electric Power Systems
  • Reactor Control
  • Risk Analysis Methods
  • Scientific Instrumentation

Graduate courses

  • Applied Risk Analysis
  • Control, Instrumentation and Electrical Systems in CANDU-based Nuclear Power Plants
  • Directed Studies

Research and expertise

  • Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and Control
  • Reliability and Safety Assessment
  • Networked control systems
  • Risk-Informed Applications
  • Safety Systems

Involvement

  • Journal publications
    • W. Al-Dabbagh and L. Lu, Dynamic Flowgraph Modeling of Process and Control Systems of a Nuclear-based Hydrogen Production Plant, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 35, pp 9569-9580, 2010
    • W. Al-Dabbagh and L. Lu, Reliability Modeling of Networked Control Systems Using Dynamic Flowgraph Methodology, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 95, pp 1202-1209, 2010
    • N. Khan and L.Lu, Decentralized State-Space Controller Design of a Large PHWR, Nuclear Technology, vol. 172, pp 278-286, 2010
    • W. Al-Dabbagh and L. Lu, Design and Reliability Prediction of the Control System for Nuclear-based Hydrogen Production with Copper-chlorine Thermochemical Cycle, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 35, pp 966-977, 2010
    • L. Lu and J. Lei, Design and Reliability Prediction of a Distributed Landing Gear Control System, Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Volume 82, Issue 1, pp 15-22, 2010
    • W. Al-Dabbagh, L. Lu, A. Mazza, Modeling, Simulation and Control of a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) Power System, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 35, pp 5061-5069, 2010
    • G. F. Naterer S. Suppiah, M. Lewis, K. Gabriel, I. Dincer, M.A. Rosen, M. Fowler, G. Rizvi, E.B. Easton, B.M. Ikeda, M.H. Kaye, L. Lu, I. Pioro, P. Spekkens, P. Tremaine, J. Mostaghimi, J. Avsec, J. Jiang, Recent Canadian Advances in Nuclear-based Hydrogen Production and the Thermochemical Cu-Cl Cycle, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 34, pp 2901-2917, 2009
    • G. F. Naterer, K. Gabriel, L. Lu, Z. Wang, Y. Zhang, Recent Advances in Nuclear-based Hydrogen Production with a Thermochemical Copper-Chlorine Cycle, Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Volume 131, 032905-1-032905-10, 2009
    • L. Lu and G. Lewis, Configuration Determination for Standby k-out-of-n Systems, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Volume 93, Issue 11, pp 1594-1604, 2008
    • F. Ali and L. Lu, "A Method to Eliminate the Effect of Radiation on Thermocouple Performance", Nuclear Engineering and Design, Number 237, pp 1522-1525, 2007
    • L. Lu and J. Jiang, The Unavailability, Spurious Operation and Cost Analysis for Standby K-out-of-N Systems, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Volume 92, pp 144-155, 2007
    • L. Lu and J. Jiang, Joint Failure Importance for Noncoherent Fault Trees, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Volume 56, Number 3, pp 435-443, 2007
  • Conference publications
    • P. McNelles and L. Lu, A Review of The Current State of FPGA Systems in Nuclear Instrumentation and Control, 21st International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, 2013
    • H. Tang and L. Lu, Application of the Model Free Adaptive Control to the Heat Exchanger in a Nuclear Hydrogen Generation Plant, Proceeding of the ORF Hydrogen Production Workshop, 2013
    • M. Bellicoso, R. Machrafi and L. Lu, Simulation Design of a Gas Filling Station for Geiger Mueller Detectors, International Conference on Advances in Industrial Control, Electronics and Computer Engineering, 2013
    • Y. Tao and L. Lu, Risk-informed Maintenance for Non-coherent Systems, Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), 2013
    • A.  Lee and L. Lu, Petri Net Modeling for Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Its Application in the Airlock System of a CANDU Nuclear Power Plant, Procedia Engineering, vol. 45, pp 11-20, 2012
    • M.R. Razzaq and L. Lu, An Overview of Multi-carrier Modulation System for Data Transmission through Smart Grid, Proceedings of the IEEE Power Engineering and Automation Conference, pp 500-503, 2011
    • F. Ahmed, L. Lu and G. Naterer, Development of a CANDU SCWR and Copper Chloride Hydrogen Co-generation Model, Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Supercritical-Water-Cooled Reactors, pp 141-149, 2011
    • L. Lu, An Overview of Risk Importance Measures and Investigation on Their Applications for Maintenance, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Safety Science and Technology, Progress in Safety Science and Technology, vol. VIII, part A, pp 113-120, 2010
    • L. Lu and D. Le, Design of an Ethernet Bus Interface Controller in a Nuclear Power Plant Simulator, Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, 2010
    • Y. Tao and L. Lu, Risk Importance Measures for Maintenance in Non-coherent Systems, Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, 2010
    • F. Ahmed, L. Lu and G. Naterer, Reactivity Control and Load Cycling of CANDU System, Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2010 (CCECE 2010)
    • L. Lu and L. Dong, Reliability Prediction of an Ethernet Bus Interface Controller in a Nuclear Power Plant Simulator, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, pp 832-836, 2009
    • Y. Zhang, L. Lu, and G. F. Naterer, Reliability and Safety Assessment of a Conceptual Thermochemical Plant for Nuclear-based Hydrogen Generation, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, 2008
    • L. Lu and G. Lewis, Reliability Evaluation of Standby Safety Systems Due to Independent and Common Cause Failures, proceedings of the 2006 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, pp 274-279, 2006
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