Yung Liu receives DeVito Award
Senior Nuclear Engineer and Section Manager Yung Liu (NE) recently received the prestigious Vincent J. DeVito Distinguished Service Award from the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM).
The Vincent J. DeVito Distinguished Service Award was established to “recognize long-term noteworthy service to the nuclear materials management profession.”
Liu holds more than 36 years of experience as a principal investigator, theorist, experimenter and manager of various materials and engineering programs at Argonne. His research covers numerous disciplines and fields such as nuclear fission, fusion, advanced fossil energy systems and packaging for the storage, transportation and disposal of nuclear and other radioactive materials.
INMM Award Citation
His body of work over the course of his career has been a credit to him as well as the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management.
Liu has conducted basic and applied research on the properties and behavior of materials under elevated temperature and irradiation environments and is the Manager of the Packaging Certification and Life Cycle Management Group at Argonne.
He is regularly contacted by government agencies, industry, other national laboratories and the International Atomic Energy Agency on technical and regulatory issues related to the safety, security, and safeguards of nuclear and radioactive materials, including used nuclear fuel and high-level waste.
Yung Liu holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering from National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan, and a Sc.D. in Nuclear Engineering from MIT