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Lixuan Lu

Lixuan Lu
BES, MES, PhD (Western)

Associate Professor

Department of Electrical, Computer and Software Engineering

Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science

Contact information

2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K4
Office: ERC 4084

905.721.8668 ext. 5526
905.721.3370 (fax)

lixuan.lu@uoit.ca


Research topics

  • Networked control systems
  • Nuclear reactor instrumentation and control
  • Risk-informed maintenance
  • Probabilistic safety assessment
  • Reliability

Education

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

Courses

Undergraduate

  • ENGR4660U/G: Risk Analysis Methods;
  • ENGR3140U: Computer Architecture;
  • ENGR3740U: Scientific Instrumentation;
  • ENGR4730U: Reactor Control;
  • ENGR2450U: Digital Systems;
  • ENGR2360U: Electric Power Systems; and
  • ENGR2790U: Electric Circuits;

Graduate courses taught

  • NUCL5050G: Applied Risk Analysis; and
  • NUCL5270G: Control, Instrumentation and Electrical Systems in CANDU based Nuclear Power Plants.

Research and expertise

Publications and presentations

  • Selected publications and presentations

    Journal Publications

    • L. Lu and J. Jiang, 2005, “The Unavailability, Spurious Operation and Cost Analysis for Standby K-out-of-N Systems”,Accepted, Reliability Engineering and System Safety.
    • L. Lu and J. Jiang, 2004, “Joint Failure Importance for Noncoherent Systems”, Under Revision, IEEE Transactions on Reliability.
    • L. Lu and J. Jiang, 2004, “Probabilistic Safety Assessment for Instrumentation and Control Systems in Nuclear Power Plants: An Overview”, Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology, vol. 41, no. 3, pp 323-330.
    • L. Lu and Y. Zhang, 2001, “Design and Implementation of a Servo-Control Card Using 80C196Kc”, Computer Automated Measurement and Control, (in Chinese), vol. 6, pp 28-30.

    Conference Publications

    • L. Lu and J. Jiang, 2005, “Unavailability, Spurious Operation and Cost Analysis of Periodically Tested and Maintained Standby K-out-of-n Systems”, 13th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, Beijing, China, May 16-20.
    • L. Lu and J. Jiang, 2004, “A Risk-informed On-line Test and Maintenance Framework for Redundant Instrumentation and Control Systems in Nuclear Power Plants”, 12th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, Virginia, USA, Apr. 25-29.
    • L. Lu and J. Jiang, 2003, “Maintenance Strategy for Digital I&C Systems in NPPs Based on PSA: A Literature Survey”, 24th Annual Canadian Nuclear Society Conference and 28th Annual CNS/CNA Student Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 8-11.
    • L. Lu and J. Jiang, 2003, “Probabilistic Safety Assessment for Instrumentation and Control Systems in Nuclear Power Plants: a Literature Survey”, 11th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, Tokyo, Japan, Apr. 20-23.

    Technical Reports

    • L. Lu and Y. Zhang, 2001, “Two Special Problems in Using 80C196Kc”, Microprocessor and Embedded Systems Application, (Letter, in Chinese), vol. 4.
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