Wei Zhou’s professional experience encompasses the areas of performance and safety assessment of near-surface and deep geological radioactive waste repositories; risk assessments for organic wastes including dense and light non-aqueous phase liquids and volatile organic compounds; and the geological sequestration of carbon dioxide. She has provided technical support in these areas to industrial, governmental, and international organizations such as the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), Korean Hydro and Nuclear Power, Canadian Petroleum Technology Research Institute, US Environmental Protection Agency, US Department of Energy, Swedish Nuclear Inspectorate (SSM), Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), Taiwan Institute of Nuclear Energy Research (INER), International Energy Agency (IEA), Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), and the Commission for European Communities (CEC). She specializes in modeling and simulation of radionuclide transport, coupled heat and mass transfer in fractured media, as well as multiphase and multi-component transport systems using public or commercial codes including TOUGH2, TOUGHREACT, STOMP, ECLIPSE suite codes, MATLAB, and GoldSim. Her expertise also includes developing customized software using FORTRAN and C++.
Wei Zhou, PhD
Senior Nuclear Engineer
PhD, Nuclear Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 1992
MS, Mechanical Engineering, San Jose State University, 1986
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, China, 1982