Dionysios Chionis

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Core Behaviour Group
PhD student (EPFL)

Paul Scherrer Institute
Forschungsstrasse 111
5232 Villigen PSI
Switzerland



  • Advanced Methodologies for Monitoring and Modelling of Neutron Noise in Modern LWR Cores
  • CORTEX: Core monitoring techniques and experimental validation and demonstration

Academic Education

  • 2014-present: PhD in Nuclear Reactor Physics - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
  • 2012-2014: M.Sc. in Nuclear Engineering - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich (ETHZ), Switzerland
  • 2006-2011: B.Sc. & M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering - National Technical Univeristy of Athens (NTUA), Greece

Employment History

  • 2014-present: PhD student at PSI, Switzerland
  • 2013-2014: Intern and master thesis at the Incore Fuel Management Group in Axpo AG, Switzerland
  • Scopus ID: 57191616288
  • Chionis D., Dokhane A., Belblidia L., Pecchia M., Girardin G., Ferroukhi H., Pautz A., “SIMULATE-3K Analyses of Neutron Noise Response to Fuel Assembly Vibrations and Thermal-Hydraulics Parameters Fluctuations”, M&C 2017 Conference, Jeju, South Korea.
  • Chionis D., Dokhane A., Ferroukhi H., Pautz A., “On Causality Analysis of Nuclear Reactor Noise using Partial Directed Coherence”, ANS PHYSOR 2016 Conference, Sun Valley, ID, USA.
  • Chionis D., Hofer K., Pautz A., “Peak Cladding Temperature Prediction and Assessment for the Leibstadt NPP using SIMULATE-3K”, ANS Student Conference 2015, College Station, TX, USA.
  • Chionis D., Savva M., Karfopoulos K., Anagnostakis M., “Determination of True Coincidence Correction Factors using Monte-Carlo Simulation Techniques”, Nuclear Technology & Radiation Protection, vol. 29, pp. 8-13, 2014.