Houzheng Wu

SIAMC Advanced Materials Co. Ltd. Projects CTO & VP

received his bachelor (B Eng) and master degree (M Eng) in materials, and doctor degree (D Phil) in materials science. He has more than 30 years of research experience in advanced ceramics, composites and nuclear graphite, including processing and manufacture technology, microstructure and property characterisation, and engineering application of materials. He was a professor in Tianjin University, Research Fellow in Oxford University and then Reader in Loughborough University before taking the CTO and VP position in SIAMC in 2021. Currently, he is leading nuclear graphite development and manufacture in mass-production scale, as well as technical development of coated graphite and carbon-based energy materials. The title of his presentation today is “Progress in Developing Nuclear Graphite Grades for HTR and MSR application”.