Wensheng Zhao

1. Principal Investigator

(1) National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51409197): Research on the Instability and Dynamics of Tube Bundles Due to Fluid-Structure Interaction, 2015-2017

(2) Hubei Provincial Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 2015CFB253): The Dynamics of Plates under Different Flow Directions with Fluid-Structure Interaction, 2015-2016

(3) Other Research Projects: Study on the methodology for high pressure pipe whip safety assessment; Vibration analysis and safety assessment of small bore pipes in nuclear power plants; Hydraulic analysis of BONNA Pressure pipes in nuclear power plants; Vibration fatigue analysis of thermocouple sleeve due to fluid structure interaction in power plants; Analysis of flow force acting on BONNA pipes; Analysis of fluid-induced vibrations of tube bundles and flow field; Structure integrity assessment of dissimilar welding joints in nuclear power plants

2. Co-Principal Investigator

(1) National Science and Technology Major Project (Grant No. 2011ZX06004): Life management and assessment of PWR key components, 2011-2014

(2) National Natural Science Foundation of China: Research on gas liquid two-phase transient flow in the long pipeline system with pump based on Steger-Warming FVS; Research on fault diagnosis of hydro generating units based on EMD multiscale entropy; Research on vibration characteristics of least constrained piping systems due to fluid-structure interaction

(3) Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada: Flow-induced vibrations and instabilities of structure, Technical Manager, 2008-2010

(4) Solution Mining Research Institute of USA: The dynamics of pipes containing fluid or surrounded by axially flowing fluid, Technical Manager, 2009-2010