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Xiaoyuan Lou


Xiaoyuan Lou

Purdue University, USA

Xiaoyuan Lou is an Associate Professor in Nuclear Engineering with a courtesy appointment in Materials Engineering at Purdue University. Dr. Lou’s work involves developing advanced alloys and manufacturing methods for nuclear applications, and understanding the degradation mechanisms of nuclear structural materials exposed to high temperature, corrosion, and radiation. His research interests mainly focus on environment-assisted cracking, irradiation-assisted stress corrosion cracking, high-temperature deformation, metal additive manufacturing, advanced corrosion-resistant alloys and composites. Dr. Lou was recognized with two Best Paper Awards by Journal of Nuclear Materials, Top Cited Paper Award by International Journal of Plasticity, and three GE Corporate awards.