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Institute of Nuclear Engineering and Science
Welcome to Institute of Nuclear Engineering and Science
Yen-Wan Hsueh Liu
Yen-Wan Hsueh Liu Professor

Address:Contact department office
E-mail:ywhliu@ess.nthu.edu.tw
Telephone No.:03-5715131 ext.42669
Laboratory:Particle Transport Simulation Laboratory、Reactor Physics and Engineering / Radiation Shielding and Application Laboratory

Discipline

Reactor Physics II、Engineering Mathematics I、Principles of Nuclear Engineering、Transport Calculations and Medical Physics、Radiation Safety、Probability and Statistics

Specialty

Reactor Physics, Medical Physics, Medical Neutron Beam Design, Neutron Cross Sections, Neutron Transport Theory

Academic Degrees
  1. U.S.A Columbia University Ph.D., Nuclear Engineering

Journal Articles
  1. Ling-Wei Wang, Yi-Wei Chen, Ching-Yin Ho, Yen-Wan Hsueh Liu, F.I. Chou, Y.H. Liu, H. M. Liu, J. J. Peir, S. H. Jiang, C.W. Chang, C.S. Liu, K.H. Lin, S.J. Wang, P.Y. Chu, L.W. Liang, S.Y. Kao, S. H. Yen, "Fractionated boron neutron capture therapy in locally recurrent head and neck cancer: A prospective phase I/II trial," International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, 95;396-403, 2016. (SCI)

  2. Y-W H. Liu, C.T. Chang, L.Y. Yeh, , L.W. Wang, T.Y. Lin, "BNCT Treatment Planning for Superficial and Deep-Seated Tumors : Experience from Clinical Trial of Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer at THOR," Appl. Radiat. Isot.,2015 Dec;106,121-4. (SCI)

  3. Chiang MH, Wang JY, Sheu RJ and Liu YWH, "Evaluation of the HTTR Criticality and Burnup Calculations with Continuous-energy and Multigroup Cross Sections," Nucl. Eng. Des., 271, 327-331 (2014). (SCI)

  4. Ling-Wei Wang, Yi-Wei Chen, Ching-Yin Ho, Yen-Wan Hsueh Liu, Fong-In Chou,Yuan-Hao Liu, Hong-Ming Liu, Jinn-Jer Peir, Shiang-Huei Jiang, Chi-Wei Chang,Ching-Sheng Liu, Shyh-Jen Wang, Pen-Yuan Chu, Sang-Hue Yen, "Fractionated BNCT for locally recurrent head and neck cancer: Experience from a phase I/II clinical trial at Tsing Hua Open-Pool Reactor," Appl. Radiat. Isot. 88, 23-27, 2014. (SCI)

  5. F.Y. Yang. Y.L. Lin, F.I. Chou, Y.C. Lin, Y-W H. Liu, L.W. Chang. Y.L. Hsieh, "Pharmacokinetics of BPA in gliomas with ultrasound induced blood-brain barrier disruption as measured by microdialysis," PLoS ONE, vol.9 (2014).

  6. C.H. Wu, Y.J. Liao, Y.W.H. Liu, S.K. Hung, M.S. Lee, S. M. Hsu, "Dose distributions of an 192Ir brachytherapy source in different media," BioMed Research International, vol. 2014 (2014).

  7. R.J. Sheu, C.C. Chao, O. Feynberg, Y.-W.H. Liu, "A fuel depletion analysis of the MSRE and three conceptual small molten-salt reactors for Mo-99 production," Annals of Nuclear Energy, 72, 111-117 (2014)

  8. R.J. Sheu, C.H. Chang, C.C. Chao, Y.-W.H. Liu (2013), "Depletion analysis on long-term operation of the conceptual Molten Salt Actinide Recycler & Transmuter (MOSART) by using a special sequence based on SCALE6/TRITON," Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 53, pp. 1-8. (SCI)

  9. Hui-Ting Yu, Yen-Wan Hsueh Liu, Tzung-Yi Lin, Ling-Wei Wang (2011), "BNCT Treatment Planning of Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer Using THORplan," Appl. Radiat. Isot., 69, 1907-1910 (SCI)

  10. Tzung-Yi Lin and Yen-Wan Hsueh Liu (2011), "Development and Verification of THORplan - A BNCT Treatment Planning System for THOR," Appl. Radiat. Isot., 69, 1878-1881 (SCI)

  11. L.W. Wang, S.J. Wang, P.Y. Chu, C.Y. Ho, S.H. Jiang, Y.-W. H. Liu, Y. H. Liu, H.M. Liu, F.I.Chou, S.H. Yen, Y.L. Lee, C.S. Liu, Y.W. Chen, K. Ono (2011), "BNCT for Locally Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer: Preliminary Clinical Experience from a Phase I/II trial at Tsing Hua Open-Pool Reactor," Appl. Radiat. Isot., 69, 1803-1806 (SCI)

  12. John C.W. Chang, S. W. Tseng, Y-W H. Liu, S. J. Yaur , B. S. Hwang (2010), "Core Loading Pattern Design for Power Uprate of BWR in Taiwan," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 103 (SCI)

  13. H.S. Li, Y.-W. H. Liu, C.Y. Lee, T.Y. Lin, F.Y. Hsu (2009), "Verification of the Accuracy of BNCT Treatment Planning System THORplan," Appl. Radiat. Isot., 67, Issue 7-8, supplement, S122-S125 (SCI)

  14. F.Y. Hsu, M.T. Liu, C.J. Tung, Y-W Hsueh Liu, C.C. Chang, H.M. Liu, F.I. Chou (2009), "Assessment of Dose Rate Scaling Factors used in NCTPlan Treatment Planning Code for the BNCT Beam of THOR," Appl. Radiat. Isot, 67, Issues 7-8, Supplement 1, Pages S130-S133 (SCI)

  15. K.W. Lee, J.K. Wu, S.C. Jeng, Y.W. Hsueh, J. C-H Cheng (2009), "Skin dose Impact from Vacuum Immobilization Device and Carbon Fiber Couch in Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer," Medical Dosimetry, Vol. 34, Issue 3, Pages 228-232 (SCI)

  16. A.Y. Chen, Y.F. Chen, J.N. Wang, R.J. Sheu, Y-W H. Liu, S.H. Jiang (2008), "Comparison of dose rate calculations for a spent fuel storage cask by using MCNP and SAS4," Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol.35, 2296-2305 (SCI)

  17. R.J. Sheu, A.Y. Chen, Y.-W. H. Liu, and S.H. Jiang (2008), "Shielding Calculations for a Spent Fuel Storage Cask: A Comparisons of Discrete Ordinates, Monte Carlo and Hybrid Methods," Nucl. Sci & Eng., 159, p.23-36 (SCI)

  18. A.Y. Chen, Y.-W. H. Liu, and R.J. Sheu (2008), "Radiation shielding evaluation of the BNCT treatment room at THOR: a TORT-coupled MCNP Monte Carlo simulation study," Appl. Radiat. Isot., 66, p28-38.(SCI) 計畫編號:NSC95-2221-E-007-149

  19. J. Wu, S.J. Chang, K.S. Chuang, Yen-Wan Hsueh, K.C. Yeh, J.N. Wang and W.P. Tsai (2007), "Dose Evaluation of Boron Neutron Capture Synovectomy using the THOR Epithermal Neutron Beam: a Feasibility Study," Phy. Med. Biol., 52, 1747-1756. (SCI)

  20. J. Gueulette, H.M. Liu, S.H. Jiang, Y-W H. Liu, B-M De Coster, Y.H. Liu, W.C. Tsai, A. Wambersie, A.Y. Chen (2006), "Radiobiological Characterization of the Epithermal Neutron Beam Produced at the Tsing Hua Open-pool Reactor for BNCT: Comparison with Other BNCT Facilities," Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, 13(2), p.135-146.

  21. Y-W H. Liu, T.T. Huang, S.H. Jiang, H.M. Liu (2004), "Renovation of Epithermal Neutron Beam for BNCT at THOR," Appl. Radiat. Isot. 61, 1039-1043. (SCI) 計畫編號:NSC92-2745-P-007-002

  22. C.J. Tung, Y.L. Wang, F.Y. Hsu, S.L. Chang, Y-W H. Liu (2004), "Characteristic of the new THOR Epithermal Neutron Beam for BNCT," Appl. Radiat. Isot., 61, 861-864. (SCI) 計畫編號:NSC92-2745-P-007-002

  23. U.Y. Chen, Y-W H. Liu and C.P. Teng (2001), "Establishment of Calculation Model for Streaming Effect Analysis of TRR-II," Nucl. Sci. J., 38(6), p.380-385.

  24. Y-W H. Liu, Y.H. Teng and J.J. Hu (2000), "Fast Neutron Fluence Calculation of BWR Pressure Vessel Internals," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc., 82, p.218.

  25. Y-W. H. Liu and Y.H. Teng (1999), "First-Stage Conceptual Design of Neutron Beam for Neutron Capture Therapy for TRR-II Reactor," Nucl. Sci. J., 36(4), 262-271.

  26. C.H. Hu and Y-W. H. Liu (1999), "A Three-Dimensional Core Perturbation Method with a Davidson Algorithm," Nucl. Sci. J., 36(3), 197-209.

  27. C.H. Hu, W. W. Lin and Y-W. H. Liu (1999), "Calculation of Flux Perturbations with a Davidson-type Algorithm," Nucl. Sci. & Eng., 131, 370-386. (SCI)

Symposium Papers & Conference Proceedings
  1. Ling-Wei Wang, Yi-Wei Chen, Shiang-Huei Jiang, Yen-Wan Hsueh Liu, Fong-In Chou, Yuan-Hao Liu, Hong-Ming Liu, Jinn-Jer Peir, Ching-Sheng Liu, Shyh-Jen Wang, "Fractionated BNCT for locally recurrent head and neck cancer at THOR: an update for treatment results," ICNCT-16, Helsinki, 2014.

  2. C.T. Chang, L.Y. Yeh, Y-W H. Liu, L.W. Wang, "BNCT Treatment Planning for Superficial and Deep-Seated Tumors : Experience from Clinical Trial of Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer at THOR", ICNCT-16, Helsinki, 2014.

  3. S. Yang, Y-W H. Liu, "The Collimator Design of Accelerator-based Epithermal Neutron Beam for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy," ICNCT-16, Helsinki, 2014.

  4. C.S. Lin, M.C. Chang, R.J. Sheu, Y.-W. H. Liu, "A Parametric Study and Comparison of LWR Fuel Depletion Calculations using CASMO-4, MCNPX, and SCALE/TRITON," International Conference on Reactor Physics (Physor 2014), Kyoto, Japan, 2014/09.

  5. M.H. Chiang, J.Y. Wang, R.J. Sheu, Y.-W. H. Liu, "Evaluation of the HTTR Criticality and Burnup Calculations with Continuous-energy and Multigroup Cross Sections," 6th International Topical Meeting on High Temperature Reactor Technology (HTR2012) – Nuclear Energy for the Future, Miraikan, Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 28~Nov. 1, 2012.

  6. S.C. Chung, Lan-Yun Yeh, Yen-Wan Hsueh Liu, Yu-Shiang Huang, Ling-Wei Wang, Tzung-Yi Lin and Yuan-Hao Liu (2012), "Reduction of Normal Tissue Dose for Head-and-Neck Cancer Treatment using BNCT," ICNCT-15, Tsukuba, Japan.

  7. J.Y. Wang, M.H. Chiang, R.J. Sheu, Y.-W. H. Liu, " HTTR Criticality Calculations with SCALE6: Studies of Various Geometric and Unit-Cell Options in Modeling," PHYSOR2012 – Advances in Reactor Physics – Linking Research, Industry, and Education, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, Apr. 15~20, 2012

  8. R.J. Sheu, J.S. Chang, Y.-W. H. Liu, "A Calculational Procedure for Neutronic and Depletion Analysis on Molten-Salt Reactors based on SCALE6/TRITON," International Conference on Mathematics and Computational Methods Applied to Nuclear Science and Engineering (M&C 2011), Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil May 5-12, 2011

  9. Hui-Ting Yu, Yen-Wan Hsueh Liu, Tzung-Yi Lin, Ling-Wei Wang, "BNCT Treatment Planning of Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer using THORplan," ICNCT-14, Oct. 25~29, 2010

  10. Tzung-Yi Lin and Yen-Wan Hsueh Liu, "Development and Verification of THORplan – a BNCT Treatment Planning System for THOR," ICNCT-14, Oct. 25~29, 2010

  11. L. W. Wang, S. J. Wang, P. Y. Chu, C. Y. Ho, S. H. Jiang, Y. W. H. Liu, Y. H. Liu, H. M. Liu, J. J. Peir, F. I. Chou, S. H. Yen, Y. L. Lee,C. W. Chang, C. S. Liu, Y. W. Chen, K. Ono, "BNCT for Locally Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer: Preliminary Clinical Experience from a Phase I/II Trial at Tsing Hua Open-Pool Reactor," ICNCT-14, Oct. 25~29, 2010

  12. H.S. Li, Y-W H. Liu, T.Y. Lin, S.C. Chung, C.H. Wu, H.T. Yu (2008), "BNCT Treatment Planning using THORplan," 13th International Congress on Neutron Capture Therapy, ICNCT-13, Nov. 2-8, Italy.

  13. H.S. Li, Y-W H. Liu, C.Y. Lee, T.Y. Lin, F.Y. Hsu, C.C. Chang (2008), "Verification of the Accuracy of BNCT Treatment Planning System THORplan," 13th International Congress on Neutron Capture Therapy, ICNCT-13, Nov. 2-8, Italy.

  14. Y-W H. Liu, Y.H. Liu, S.H. Jiang, C.J. Tung, Fong-In Chou, H. M. Liu, F.Y. Hsu, Che-Chuan Loong (2007), "BNCT in Taiwan: the preclinical program", International Workshop "Clinical Trials for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy", Oct. 11-12, JRC Petten, the Netherlands.

  15. S.C. Chung, Y-W H. Liu, Chen-Yen Lee, and T.Y. Lin, and Yinghua Tao (2006), "Study of Material Grouping in Setting up the Head Model for Treatment Planning System for BNCT," ICNCT-12, Advances in Neutron Capture Therapy, Oct. 9-13, Kagawa, Japan. 計畫編號:NSC94-2212-P-007-070.

  16. T.Y. Lin and Y-W H. Liu (2006), "Recent Development of THORplan," ICNCT-12, Advances in Neutron Capture Therapy, Oct. 9-13, Kagawa, Japan.li 計畫編號:NSC94-2212-P-007-070.

  17. H.M. Liu, S.H. Jiang, Y-W H. Liu, P.C. Hsu, C.C. Liu, and J.J. Kai (2006), "Experiences of Reconstruction of the Epithermal Nuetron Beam at THOR," ICNCT-12, Advances in Neutron Capture Therapy, Oct. 9-13, Kagawa, Japan. 計畫編號:NSC94-2212-P-007-070.

  18. Y.H. Liu, S.H. Jiang, Y-W H. Liu, and H.M. Liu (2006), "On-line Neutron Monitoring System of Epithermal Neutron Beam for BNCT at THOR," ICNCT-12, Advances in Neutron Capture Therapy, Oct. 9-13, Kagawa, Japan. 計畫編號:NSC94-2212-P-007-070.

  19. C.C. Chang, Y.H. Liu, A.Y. Chen, S.H. Jiang, Y-W H. Liu, and H.M. Liu (2006), A Study of Neutron Fluence Rates of the BNCT Beam at THOR using Foil Activation," ICNCT-12, Advances in Neutron Capture Therapy, Oct. 9-13, Kagawa, Japan. 計畫編號:NSC94-2212-P-007-070.

  20. W.C. Tsai, A.Y. Chen, Y.H. Liu, S.H. Jiang, Y-W. H. Liu, and H.M. Liu (2006), "Measurement of Dose Rate Components of the BNCT Beam at THOR using Paired Ionization Chambers," ICNCT-12, Advances in Neutron Capture Therapy, Oct. 9-13, Kagawa, Japan. 計畫編號:NSC94-2212-P-007-070.

  21. U.Y. Chen, Y-W H. Liu and R.J. Sheu (2005), "Dose Calculation for the BNCT Treatment Room at THOR by the TORT-coupled MCNP4C Technique," Mathematics and Computation, Suprecomputing, Reactor Physics and Nuclear and Biological Application, Avignon, France, Sep. 12-15.

  22. Y-W H. Liu, T.T. Huang, S.H. Jiang and H.M. Liu (2004), "Renovation of Epithermal Neutron Beam for BNCT at THOR," ISNCT-11--Eleventh World Congress on Neutron Capture Therapy, Oct. 11-15, Boston, USA. 計畫編號:NSC92-2745-P-007-002

  23. Y-W H. Liu and T.Y. Lin (2004), "A Benchmark of Treatment Planning System THORplan with SERA," ISNCT-11--Eleventh World Congress on Neutron Capture Therapy, Oct. 11-15, Boston, USA. 計畫編號:NSC92-2745-P-007-002

  24. Y-W H. Liu, U.Y. Chen and R.J. Sheu (2004), "TORT-coupled MCNP4C Technique and its Application to BNCT Calculations," ISNCT-11--Eleventh World Congress on Neutron Capture Therapy, Oct. 11-15, Boston, USA.

  25. C.J. Tung, Y.L. Wang, F.Y. Hsu, S.L. Chang, Y-W H. Liu (2004) "Characteristic of the new THOR Epithermal Neutron Beam for BNCT," ISNCT-11--Eleventh World Congress on Neutron Capture Therapy, Oct. 11-15, Boston, USA. 計畫編號:NSC92-2745-P-007-002

  26. C.Y. Lin, Y.H. Teng and Y-W H. Liu (2002), "Comparison of Homogeneous Voxel Model with Detailed Voxel Model in the Treatment Planning Dose Calculations for BNCT," Tenth International Congress on Neutron Capture Therapy, Sept. 8-13, Germany. 計畫編號: NSC89-2745-7-007-022-NU and NSC91-2745-P-007-001

  27. Y-W H. Liu , Y-H. Teng and M.Z. Liao (2000), "Design Calculations of an Epithermal Neutron Beam and Development of a Treatment Planning System for the Renovation of THOR for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy," Ninth International Symposium on Neutron Capture Therapy for Cancer, Oct. 2-6, Osaka, Japan. 計畫編號: NSC89-2745-7-007-005-NU

  28. 薛燕婉、林宗毅、蕭正英、李宗其 (2000),"BNCT 治療計畫」程�"t統之發展", 2000 Symposium on Isotope and Radiation Applications, May 18-20, Taiwan 計畫編號:NSC88-3011-B-007-005-NU, NSC89-2745-7-007-005-NU

  29. 薛燕婉(1999),"清華水池式反應器的中子捕獲治療計畫程式之發展," 國科會/原能會原子能科技八十八年度成果發表會

Technical reports
  1. 開執中、白寶實、李敏、施純寬、薛燕婉、林強、陳金順、馮玉明, 「核能電廠功率提昇安全性先期評估」, 台電核能發電處委託研究計畫報告,2007年6月

  2. 開執中、白寶實、李敏、施純寬、薛燕婉、林強、陳金順、馮玉明, 「功率提昇安全分析技術之開發及安全性基礎評估」, 台電核能發電處委託研究計畫報告,2006年6月

  3. 薛燕婉、開執中、鄧永宏、劉鴻鳴,(2000) "硼中子捕獲治療",科儀新知,第二十二卷第二期,62-67頁

Research Project Overview
  1. Educational Planning for the Atomic Energy Regulatory Personnel – Nuclear Reactor Safety and Radiation Safety 2010-01~2010-12 NSC

  2. Educational Planning for the Atomic Energy Regulatory Personnel 2010-01~2010-12 NSC

  3. Study of Internal Dosimetry of Nuclear Medicine 2010-05~2010-12 NSC

  4. Educational Planning for the Atomic Energy Regulatory Personnel – Nuclear Reactor Safety and Radiation Safety 2009-01~2009-12 NSC

  5. Educational Planning for the Atomic Energy Regulatory Personnel 2009-01~2009-12 NSC