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Institute of Nuclear Engineering and Science
Welcome to Institute of Nuclear Engineering and Science
Rong-Jiun Sheu
Rong-Jiun Sheu Professor and Director

Address:ESS Building Room 510
E-mail:rjsheu@mx.nthu.edu.tw
Telephone No.:03-5715131 ext.42377
Fax:03-5739522
Laboratory:Radiation Protection Lab/Radiation Shielding Lab, Particle Transport Simulation Laboratory

Discipline

Monte Carlo Method, Programming Languages, Radiation Shielding, Radiation Safety, Radiation Measurement, Introduction to Nuclear Engineering

Specialty

Radiation Transport Calculations and Applications, Health Physics, Reactor Physics, Medical Physics

Academic Degrees
  1. Taiwan, National Tsing Hua University, Department of Engineering System and Science, Ph.D. 1997-09~2002-05

Journal Articles
  1. Z.Y. Yang, P.C. Lai, R.J. Sheu*, Update and New Features of NTHU Flight Dose Calculator: a Tool for Estimating Aviation Route Doses and Cumulative Spectra of Cosmic Rays in Atmosphere, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science (Accepted for publication on 2019/06/24).

  2. P.C. Lai, Y.S. Huang, R.J. Sheu*, Comparing the performance of two hybrid deterministic/Monte Carlo transport codes in shielding calculations of a spent fuel storage cask, Nuclear Engineering and Technology (Accepted for publication on 2019/06/19).

  3. Z.Y. Yang, R.J. Sheu*, “Effects of Flight Route Variation and Great-Circle Approximation on Aviation Dose Assessment for Popular Flights from Taiwan”, Radiation Protection Dosimetry(Accepted for publication on 2018/10/01).

  4. P.E. Tsai, B.L. Lai, Y. Iwata, T. Murakami, R.J. Sheu, L.H. Heilbronn*, Thick target neutron yields from 100- and 230-MeV/nucleon helium ions bombarding water, PMMA, and iron, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, Vol. 449, pp. 62-70 (2019).

  5. B.L. Lai, R.J. Sheu*, “Scoping Analysis of Material Activation at a Neutron Capture Therapy Facility Based on the Be(p,xn) Reaction with 30 MeV Protons”, Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol. 180, pp. 309-313(2018).

  6. A.L. Li, W.F. Pan, R.J. Sheu*, “Development, Validation, and Demonstration of the NTHU Flight Dose Calculator”, Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol. 180, pp. 134-137 (2018).

  7. W.L. Chen, R.J. Sheu*, “Studies of Cosmic-Ray Muons and Neutrons around a Five-Story Concrete Building”, Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol. 179, pp. 233-243 (2018).

  8. P.E. Tsai, B.L. Lai, L.H. Heilbronn*, R.J. Sheu, “Benchmark of Neutron Production Cross Sections with Monte Carlo Codes”, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, Vol. 416, pp. 16-29 (2018).

  9. J.A. Wang, R.J. Sheu, Y.S. Tseng*, “CFD Analysis of a Molten Salt Natural Circulation Loop with Neutronics Feedback”, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Vol. 117, pp. 1634-1637 (2017).

  10. K.W. Lee, R.J. Sheu*, “Comparing Two Measurements of the Same Cosmic-Ray Neutron Spectrum using Standard Bonner Spheres and High-Sensitivity Bonner Cylinders”, Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol. 177, pp. 450-457 (2017).

  11. U. Oparaji, R.J. Sheu, M. Bankhead, J. Austin, E. Patelli*, “Robust Artificial Neural Network for Reliability and Sensitivity Analysis of Complex Non-Linear Systems”, Neural Networks, Vol. 96, pp. 80-90 (2017).

  12. U. Oparaji, Y.H. Tsai, Y.C. Liu, K.W. Lee, E. Patelli, R.J. Sheu*, “Spectral Correction Factors for Conventional Neutron Dose Meters Used in High-Energy Neutron Environments – Improved and Extended Results Based on a Complete Survey of All Neutron Spectra in IAEA-TRS-403”, Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol. 175, pp. 87-95 (2017).

  13. R.J. Sheu*, C.H. Chuang, Y.M. Ferng, O. Feynberg, “Neutronics and Computational Fluid Dynamics Analyses for a Natural Circulation Loop of Molten Fuel Salt”, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Vol. 115, pp. 1276-1278 (2016).

  14. H.X. Lin, W.L. Chen, Y.H. Liu, R.J. Sheu*, “Characteristics and Application of Spherical-type Activation Detectors in Neutron Spectrum Measurements of Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT) Facilities”, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, Vol. 811, pp. 94-99 (2016).

  15. R.J. Sheu*, M.H. Lee, J. H. Liang, “Quantifying the Effects of Depletion Parameters on the PWR Spent Fuel Reactivity Based on Nuclide Sensitivity Coefficients”, Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 87, pp. 126-136 (2016).

  16. Y.C. Hsu, B.L. Lai, R.J. Sheu*, “Neutron Yield and Induced Radioactivity: a Comparison of 235-MeV Proton and 3-GeV Electron Accelerators”, Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol. 168, pp. 124-133 (2016).

  17. Y.D. Huang, J. Wu, R.J. Sheu, M.H. Chen, D.L. Chien, Y.T. Huang, C.C. Huang, Y.J, Chen*, “Evaluation of the root and root canal systems of mandibular first premolars in northern Taiwanese patients using cone-beam computed tomography”, Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, Vol. 114, pp. 1129-1134 (2015).

  18. Y.S. Huang, P.C. Lai, R.J. Sheu*, “Surface dose rates of the spent fuel dry storage cask system at the first nuclear power plant in Taiwan”, International Journal of Nuclear Safety and Simulation, Vol. 6, pp. 212-217 (2015).

  19. Y.C. Liu, K.W. Lee, R.J. Sheu*, “Comparing Dose Rates near a Radioactive Patient Evaluated using Various Source Models: Point, Line, Cylinder, and Anthropomorphic Phantoms”, Health Physics, Vol. 109, pp. 69-77 (2015).

  20. B.L. Lai, R.J. Sheu*, U.T. Lin, “Shielding Analysis of Proton Therapy Accelerators: a Demonstration using Monte Carlo-generated Source Terms and Attenuation Lengths”, Health Physics (Operational Radiation Safety), Vol. 108, Suppl. 2, pp. S84-S93 (2015).

  21. K.W. Lee, R.J. Sheu*, “Spectral Correction Factors for Conventional Neutron Dose Meters Used in High-Energy Neutron Environments”, Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol. 164, pp. 210-218 (2015).

  22. K.P. Lin, R.J. Sheu*, S.H. Jiang, “Actinide inventory in Herndon’s georeactor operating throughout geologic time”, Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 77, pp. 361-368 (2015).

  23. Y.C. Lin, R.J. Sheu*, A.Y. Chen, “Responses of Conventional and Extended-Range Neutron Detectors in Mixed Radiation Fields around a 150-MeV Electron LINAC”, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, Vol. 770, pp. 57-63 (2015).

  24. W.L. Chen, S.H. Jiang, R.J. Sheu*, “Cosmic-Ray Neutron Simulations and Measurements in Taiwan”, Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol. 161, pp. 303-306 (2014).

  25. K.W. Lee, M.C. Yuan, S.H. Jiang, R.J. Sheu*, “Comparing Standard Bonner Spheres and High-Sensitivity Bonner Cylinders”, Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol. 161, pp. 233-236 (2014).

  26. C.C. Liang, Y.F. Chen, J.W. Lin, W.L. Chen, R.J. Sheu, U.T. Lin, S.H. Jiang*, “A Real-Time Multichannel Detector System for Large-Scale Environmental Radiation Survey”, Progress in Nuclear Science and Technology, Vol. 4, pp. 682-686 (2014).

  27. Y.C. Lin, K.W. Lee, A.Y. Chen, C.R. Chen, C.C. Liu, R.J. Sheu*, “Development of high-sensitivity neutron detectors and measurements at the TPS LINAC”, Progress in Nuclear Science and Technology, Vol. 4, pp. 648-652 (2014).

  28. A.Y. Chen, Y.C. Lin, R.J. Sheu*, “A Study of Beam Loss Pattern and Dose Distribution around the TPS LINAC during Beam Commissioning”, Progress in Nuclear Science and Technology, Vol. 4, pp. 160-164 (2014).

  29. 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, Vol. 71, pp. 111-117 (2014).

  30. M.J. Wang, J.J. Peir*R.J. Sheu, J.H. Liang, “Effects of Geometry Homogenization on the HTR-10 Criticality Calculations”, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 271, pp. 356-360 (2014).

  31. 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”, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 271, pp. 327-331 (2014).

  32. M.J. Wang, R.J. Sheu*, J.J. Peir, J.H. Liang, “Criticality calculations of the HTR-10 pebble-bed reactor with SCALE6/CSAS6 and MCNP5”, Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 64, pp. 1-7 (2014).

  33. R.J. Sheu*, B.L. Lai, U.T. Lin, S.H. Jiang, “Source Terms and Attenuation Lengths for Estimating Shielding Requirements or Dose Analyses of Proton Therapy Accelerators”, Health Physics, Vol. 105, pp. 128-139 (2013).

  34. Y.F. Chen, Y.F. Chiou, S.J. Chang, S.H. Jiang, R.J. Sheu*, “Effects of Source and Geometry Modeling on the Shielding Calculations for a Spent Nuclear Fuel Dry Storage Cask”, Nuclear Technology, Vol. 182, pp. 224-234 (2013).

  35. R.J. Sheu*, C.H. Chang, C.C. Chao, Y.-W.H. Liu, “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 (2013).

  36. R.J. Sheu*, Y.F. Chen, U.T. Lin, S.H. Jiang, “Deep-penetration calculations in concrete and iron for shielding of proton therapy accelerators”, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, Vol. 280, pp. 10-17 (2012).

  37. Y.F. Chen, R.J. Sheu*, S.H. Jiang, J.N. Wang, U.T. Lin, “Surface Dose Rate Calculations of a Spent Fuel Storage Cask by using MAVRIC and Its Comparison with SAS4 and MCNP”, Nuclear Technology, Vol. 175, pp. 343-350 (2011).

  38. R.J. Sheu*, Y.F. Chen, S.H. Jiang, J.N. Wang, U.T. Lin, “Dose Evaluation for an Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation using MAVRIC”, Nuclear Technology, Vol. 175, pp. 335-342 (2011).

  39. Y.F. Chen, J.W. Lin, R.J. Sheu, U.T. Lin, S.H. Jiang*, “Measurement of Natural Background Radiation Intensity on a Train”, Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol. 144, pp. 663-667 (2011).

  40. R.J. Sheu*, S.H. Jiang, “Predicting induced radioactivity for the accelerator operations at the Taiwan Photon Source”, Health Physics, Vol. 99, pp. 788-799 (2010).

  41. Y.F. Chen, R.J. Sheu, L.H. Chiao, M.C. Yuan, S.H. Jiang*, “Determination of Plutonium Content in TRR Spent Fuel by Nondestructive Neutron Counting”, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, Vol. 619, pp. 470-474 (2010).

  42. J.W. Lin, Y.F. Chen, R.J. Sheu, S.H. Jiang*, “Measurement of Angular Distribution of Cosmic-Ray Muon Fluence Rate”, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, Vol. 619, pp. 24-27 (2010).

  43. R.J. Sheu*, J. Liu, “Investigation of Radiation Streaming and Maze Design for Taiwan Photon Source”, Health Physics, Vol. 98, No. 4, pp. 565-573 (2010).

Experience
  1. National Tsing Hua University, Institute of Nuclear Engineering and Science, Director, 2016-08~

  2. National Tsing Hua University, Institute of Nuclear Engineering and Science, Professor, 2015-08~

  3. National Tsing Hua University, Institute of Nuclear Engineering and Science, Associate Professor, 2011-02~2015-07

  4. National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, Radiation Safety System of the Taiwan Photon Source, Project Leader, 2007-01~2011-01

  5. National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, Radiation and Operation Safety Division, Division Head, 2006-01~2007-07

  6. National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, Radiation and Operation Safety Division, Associate Scientist, 2005-01~2011-01

  7. National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, Radiation and Operation Safety Division, Assistant Scientist, 1993-07~20104-12