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Xianfei Wen.

Xianfei Wen

Research Assistant Professor


  • Active Interrogation
  • Neutron Scattering Instrumentation
  • Neutron Imaging
  • Radioactive Waste Characterization
  • Nuclear Decommissioning


PhD, Nuclear Engineering, Oregon State University, 2016

MS, Nuclear Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2012

BS, Nuclear Engineering, University of South China, 2010

Professional Service

2019-2021 Research Scientist, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2017-2019 Research Assistant Scientist, University of Florida

Awards and Recognitions

2021 UT Nuclear Engineering Research Excellence Award


Select list of publications. For the full list, view his Google Scholar page.

  • T. Chen, H. Yu, X. Wen, C. Redding, T.J. Hajagos, H. Zhao, J.P. Hayward, C. Yang, Q. Pei, "A plastic scintillator based on an efficient thermally activated delayed fluorescence emitter 9-(4-(4,6-diphenyl-1,3,5-triazin-2-yl)-2-methylphenyl)-3,6-dioctyl-9H-carbazole for pulse shape discrimination measurement," Adv. Optical Mater., vol. 9, pp. 2001975, 2021. Available:
  • Britt, X. Wen, H. Qi, J.P. Hayward, "Directionality for wearable, closely packed radiation detector arrays," Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys. Res. A, vol. 986, pp. 164708, 2021. Available:
  • M.E. Montague, C. Delzer, X. Wen, K.C. Goetz, D. Shedlock, J.P. Hayward, "Radiation hardness characterization of LKH-5 scintillating glass," Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys. Res. A, vol. 982, pp. 164551, 2020. Available:
  • X. Wen, J.P. Hayward, "Time resolution measurements of EJ-232Q with single- and dual-sided readouts," IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., vol. 67, pp. 2081-2088, 2020. Available:
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