• Royce E. Wisenbaker '39 II Chair in Engineering
  • Professor of Nuclear Engineering
  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering
Yassin A. Hassan

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Nuclear Engineering, University of Illinois, 1980
  • M.S., Nuclear Engineering, University of Illinois, 1975
  • B.S., Engineering, University of Alexandria, Egypt, 1968

Research Interests

Certifications & Memberships

  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Fellow of the American Nuclear Society
  • Fellow of the the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Awards & Honors

  • Editor-in-chief of the Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Design
  • Associate editor of the Journal of Verification, Validation and Uncertainty Quantification
  • TEES Research Impact Award 2018 - 2019
  • Association of Former Students Distinguished Research Award 2018 - 2019
  • American Nuclear Society Seaborg Medal (2008)
  • James N. Landis Medal of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2017
  • Fluid Engineering Division of American Society of Mechanical Engineers Inaugural Flow Visualization Competition and Prize at FEDSM 2017
  • Akiyama Medal for the best paper at the International Nuclear Engineering Conference (ICONE 24), 2016
  • George Westinghouse Gold Medal Award (2003)
  • Arthur Holly Compton Award of the American Nuclear Society, 2003
  • Thermal Hydraulics Technical Achievement Award (2004)
  • Glenn Murphy Award of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (2001)
  • Honorary professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering at Bangor University in the United Kingdom