Qunjia Peng is a Professor of materials science and engineering at the Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. He received his Ph.D. degree in materials science from Tsinghua University in 1999. Prior to joining the Institute of Metal Research in April 2011, he worked in Tohoku University as an Associate Professor from 2007 to 2011. Earlier from 2004 to 2006, he was a Research Fellow at the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences of the University of Michigan. His research interests are in corrosion and mechanical properties of metallic materials, particularly focusing on corrosion and stress corrosion cracking of iron- and nickel-base alloys and Zr alloys in the environments of light water reactors and advanced reactor concepts. During the past thirteen years, he has been involved in various government and industry research projects in nuclear energy field. He is the author of over fifty papers on environmental degradation of materials in simulated environments of light water reactors and advanced reactor concepts.
Biography Updated on 11 November 2012