Dr. Yongsun Yi

Dr. Yongsun Yi

Assistant Professor, Department of Nuclear Engineering

Address: P.O.Box: Abu Dhabi, UAE, P.O.Box: 127788

Telephone: +9712-4018105

Fax: +9712-4472442

Email: yongsun.yi@ku.ac.ae


  • BS in Nuclear Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 1986
  • MS in Nuclear Engineering, KAIST, Seoul, Korea, 1989
  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1995
  • Nuclear Materials
  • Radiation damage
  • Corrosion
  • Nuclear Fuel Cycle
  • Integrity of structural materials in nuclear power plants
  • Aging of concrete structures in nuclear power plants
  • Surface degradation of dry storage canisters

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  • Mohammed Al Ameri, Yongsun Yi, Pyungyeon Cho, Sara Al Saadi, Changheui Jang, Philip Beeley, “Critical conditions for pit initiation and growth of austenitic stainless steels.” [Corrosion Science, Vol. 92, 2015, pp. 209-216]
  • Sara Al saadi, Yongsun Yi, “Dry storage of spent nuclear fuel in UAE – Economic aspect.” [Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 75, 2015, pp. 527-535]
  • Yongsun Yi, Pyungyeon Cho, Ahmed Al Zaabi, Yacine Addad, Changheui Jang, “Potentiodynamic polarization behaviour of AISI type 316 stainless steel in NaCl solutions.” [Corrosion Science, Vol. 74, 2013, pp. 92-97]
  • Yongsun Yi, B.H. Lee, S.H. Kim, and J.S. Jang, “Corrosion and corrosion fatigue behaviors of 9Cr steel in a supercritical water condition.” [Materials Science and Engineering A, Vol. 429, Issues 1-2, 15 August 2006, pp. 161-168]
  • Yongsun Yi, S.H. Eom, H.P. Kim, and J.S. Kim, “Nickel boride (NiB) as an inhibitor for an IGSCC of Alloy 600 and its applicability.” [Journal of Nuclear Materials, Vol. 347, Issues 1-2, 1 December 2005, pp. 151-160]
  • Yongsun Yi, H.P. Kim, Y.S. Park, and J.S. Kim, “The Effect of an Inhibitor on the SCC Behavior of Alloy 600 in a High Temperature Caustic Solution.” [Corrosion, 2005, Vol. 61, No.5, pp.403-410
  • Yongsun Yi and J.S. Kim, “Characterization Methods of Grain Boundary and Triple Junction Distributions.” [Scripta Materialia, 2004, Vol. 50, pp. 855-859.]
  • Yongsun Yi and G.S. Was, “Stress and Temperature Dependence of Creep in Alloy in Primary Water.” [Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 2001, Vol. 32A, pp. 2553-2560.]