Event Details

New Energy Policy and Nuclear Power in Taiwan

Date: 17 December 2012
Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm (6:30 pm for registration)
Venue: Room B5-311 (AC1), City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong
Organizer(s): HKNS and Department of SEEM , CityU
Supporter(s): HKIE-NE, HKARMS
Speaker: Professor Chin Pan, Distinguished Professor, Department of Engineering and System Science, and Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering, National Tsing Hua University.
Language: English
Contact Person: Dr Louis Liu
Contact Email: info@hkns.hk
CPD: yes
Content: There are three nuclear power plants with six units in operation now sharing about 20% of electricity in Taiwan. The safety and operational performance of these units has been excellent. The Speaker will address new Taiwan energy policy after the Fukushima accident and its impact on nuclear power development in Taiwan.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Pan received his BS degree in nuclear engineering from National Tsing Hua University in 1979, MS and Ph.D degrees in nuclear engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 1983 and 1985, respectively. He served as the Chairman of the Department of Engineering and System Science of NTHU from February, 2001 to January, 2004 and the Director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Research from December 2003 to July 2008. Dr. Pan was the Dean of College of Nuclear Science from August 2005 to July 2011. He has been serving as chairman of the Advisory Committee of Nuclear Safety in the Atomic Energy Council since October, 2008. He is now the Chief Principal Investigator (Director) of the Low Carbon Energy Center, a center of excellence at NTHU funded by the Ministry of Education through the “Plan to Develop World-Class Universities and Top-Notch Research Centers”. He has also been the President of Chung-Hwa Nuclear Society since the beginning of 2012. Dr. Pan’s research activities for the past two decades have been in the areas of two-phase flow, boiling heat transfer and energy engineering. He received a distinguished research award in 1998 and three excellent research awards earlier from the National Science Council of Taiwan, ROC.
Remarks: This seminar is free of charge and prior registration is required. Only on-line registration will be accepted.

Registration Details:

We are sorry that the Event is full. Please contact Dr Louis Liu for registration details.