Works (38)

Updated: May 15th, 2024 05:28

2024 journal article

Identifying and quantifying a complete set of full-power initiating events during early design stages of high-temperature gas-cooled reactors

RELIABILITY ENGINEERING & SYSTEM SAFETY, 242.

By: M. Hamza n, N. Joslin n, G. Lawson, L. McSweeney, H. Liao, A. Vivanco, M. Diaconeasa n

author keywords: Probabilistic risk assessment; High-temperature gas-cooled reactors; Initiating events; Failure modes and effects analysis; Master logic diagram; Heat balance fault tree
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 2, 2023

2023 journal article

A Limited-Scope Probabilistic Risk Assessment Study to Risk-Inform the Design of a Fuel Storage System for Spent Pebble-Filled Dry Casks

ENG, 4(2), 1655–1683.

By: J. Lee n, H. Tayfur n, M. Hamza n, Y. Alzahrani n & M. Diaconeasa n

author keywords: probabilistic risk assessment; spent fuel storage system; spent pebble-filled dry cask; PRA elements; risk quantification
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 9, 2023

2023 journal article

A combined strategy for dynamic probabilistic risk assessment of fission battery designs using EMRALD and DEPM

Progress in Nuclear Energy, 160, 104673.

By: A. Earthperson n, C. Otani*, D. Nevius n, S. Prescott* & M. Diaconeasa n

author keywords: Dynamic probabilistic risk assessment; Discrete dynamic event tree; Dual-graph error propagation model; Continuous-time Markov chain; Error propagation; EMRALD; OpenPRA; OpenEPL
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: March 31, 2023

2023 article

Dynamic Probabilistic Risk Assessment of Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Drones in Nuclear-Contaminated Search and Rescue Missions

Earthperson, A., & Diaconeasa, M. A. (2023, July 6).

By: A. Earthperson n & M. Diaconeasa n

Source: ORCID
Added: July 8, 2023

2023 journal article

Integrating Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Components into Radiation-Hardened Drone Designs for Nuclear-Contaminated Search and Rescue Missions

DRONES, 7(8).

By: A. Earthperson n & M. Diaconeasa n

author keywords: dual-graph error propagation model; discrete dynamic event tree; dynamic probabilistic risk assessment; error propagation; OpenEPL; OpenPRA; COTS
TL;DR: The findings of this study can aid in the integration of COTS components into radiation-hardened (RAD-HARD) designs, optimizing the balance between cost, performance, and reliability in drone systems for nuclear-contaminated search and rescue missions. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 15, 2023

2023 journal article

Investigating the applicability of human reliability analysis methods during early design stages of non-light-water nuclear power plants

PROGRESS IN NUCLEAR ENERGY, 161.

By: M. Hamza n & M. Diaconeasa n

author keywords: Human reliability analysis; Probabilistic risk assessment; Nuclear power plants; Non light water reactors; Advanced reactors
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 5, 2023

2023 journal article

Pool inlet LOCA safety analysis in support of the emergency core spray system success criteria development of the PULSTAR research reactor

NUCLEAR ENGINEERING AND DESIGN, 403.

By: A. Farag n, Y. Alzahrani n & M. Diaconeasa n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 13, 2023

2023 article

Pool inlet LOCA safety analysis in support of the emergency core spray system success criteria development of the PULSTAR research reactor (vol 403, 112163, 2023)

Farag, A. S., Alzahrani, Y. A., & Diaconeasa, M. A. (2023, July). NUCLEAR ENGINEERING AND DESIGN, Vol. 408.

By: A. Farag n, Y. Alzahrani n & M. Diaconeasa n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 30, 2023

2023 report

Risk Analysis of Various Design Architectures for High Safety-significant Safety-related Digital Instrumentation and Control Systems of Nuclear Power Plants during Accident Scenarios

https://www.osti.gov/biblio/1986002

By: H. Bao, S. Zhang, R. Youngblood III, T. Shothill, P. Pandit, E. Chen, J. Park, M. Diaconeasa, N. Dinh, S. Lawrence

Source: ORCID
Added: August 11, 2023

2022 journal article

A framework to implement human reliability analysis during early design stages of advanced reactors

PROGRESS IN NUCLEAR ENERGY, 146.

By: M. Hamza n & M. Diaconeasa n

author keywords: PRA; HRA; HTGR-PB; Advanced reactors
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 3, 2022

2022 article

Demonstration of a Limited Scope Probabilistic Risk Assessment for Autonomous Warehouse Robots With OpenPRA

Grimmeisen, P., Karimov, A., Diaconeasa, M. A., & Morozov, A. (2022, January). Volume 13: Safety Engineering, Risk, and Reliability Analysis; Research Posters, Vol. 13.

By: P. Grimmeisen*, A. Karimov, M. Diaconeasa n & A. Morozov*

Contributors: P. Grimmeisen*, A. Karimov, M. Diaconeasa n & A. Morozov*

TL;DR: This paper presents a PRA approach based on classical Event Tree analysis and Fault Tree Analysis and provides the technical description of a new open-source software platform called OpenPRA and describes a representative case study from the autonomous system domain, focusing on autonomous warehouse robots. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 3, 2022

2022 article

On the Modeling of Wildfires-Induced Release and Atmospheric Dispersion in Radioactively Contaminated Regions

Polat, D., & Diaconeasa, M. A. (2022, January). Volume 13: Safety Engineering, Risk, and Reliability Analysis; Research Posters, Vol. 13.

By: D. Polat n & M. Diaconeasa n

Contributors: D. Polat n & M. Diaconeasa n

Source: ORCID
Added: March 3, 2022

2022 article

On the Use of Probabilistic Risk Assessment for the Protection of Small Modular Reactors Against Terrorist Attacks

Polat, B., & Diaconeasa, M. A. (2022, January). Volume 13: Safety Engineering, Risk, and Reliability Analysis; Research Posters, Vol. 13.

By: B. Polat n & M. Diaconeasa n

Contributors: B. Polat n & M. Diaconeasa n

TL;DR: A limited scope probabilistic risk assessment was made for a possible terrorist attack against a generic small modular reactor (SMR) and the likelihoods of each security guard making a decision and taking action to prevent terrorists from passing obtained using the SPAR-H method. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 3, 2022

2022 journal article

Preliminary Siting, Operations, and Transportation Considerations for Licensing Fission Batteries in the United States

Eng.

By: D. Lee n & M. Diaconeasa n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: September 7, 2022

2022 conference paper

Probabilistic Methods for Cyclical and Coupled Systems with Changing Failure Rates

Yang Hui Otani, C. M. ; Christian, R. ; Prescott, S. R. ; Diaconeasa, M. ; & Earthperson, A. (2022, April). https://www.osti.gov/biblio/1885929

By: C. Yang Hui Otani, R. Christian, S. Prescott, M. Diaconeasa & A. Earthperson

Source: ORCID
Added: August 11, 2023

2021 journal article

A Critical Look at the Need for Performing Multi-Hazard Probabilistic Risk Assessment for Nuclear Power Plants

Eng, 2(4), 454–467.

By: E. Aras n & M. Diaconeasa n

Source: ORCID
Added: March 3, 2022

2021 article

A Hybrid Methodology for Model-Based Probabilistic Resilience Evaluation of Dynamic Systems

Morozov, A., Diaconeasa, M. A., & Steurer, M. (2021, February). Volume 14: Safety Engineering, Risk, and Reliability Analysis, Vol. 14.

By: A. Morozov*, M. Diaconeasa n & M. Steurer*

Contributors: A. Morozov*, M. Diaconeasa n & M. Steurer*

TL;DR: This paper shows how the Dual-graph Error Propagation Model (DEPM) based resilience analysis can be integrated with the general PRA methodology for resilience evaluations, and is demonstrated on a safety-critical autonomous UAV system. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 3, 2022

2021 conference paper

A Quantitative Approach to Assess the Likelihood of Supply Chain Shortages

Volume 13: Safety Engineering, Risk, and Reliability Analysis; Research Posters, 13.

By: P. Pandit n, A. Earthperson n, A. Tezbasaran n & M. Diaconeasa n

Contributors: P. Pandit n, A. Earthperson n, A. Tezbasaran n & M. Diaconeasa n

Event: ASME 2021 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition

Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 3, 2022

2021 conference paper

Evaluating the Implementation of Distributed Ledger Technology for the Licensing and Regulation of Nuclear Power Plants

Volume 8B: Energy, 8B-2021.

By: P. Pandit n, A. Tezbasaran n, A. Earthperson n & M. Diaconeasa n

Contributors: P. Pandit n, A. Tezbasaran n, A. Earthperson n & M. Diaconeasa n

Event: ASME 2021 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition

TL;DR: A methodology to implement Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) to address the need for a real-time, digitized documentation platform in the nuclear power industry’s licensing and regulation process and facilitates the NRC with areal-time feedback capability expediting the review process. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 3, 2022

2021 journal article

Method and software platform for electronic COTS parts reliability estimation in space applications

Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part O: Journal of Risk and Reliability, 232(5), 744–760.

By: E. Rabiei*, L. Huang*, H. Chien*, A. Earthperson*, M. Diaconeasa n, J. Woo*, S. Iyer*, M. White*, A. Mosleh*

Contributors: E. Rabiei*, L. Huang*, H. Chien*, A. Earthperson*, M. Diaconeasa n, J. Woo*, S. Iyer*, M. White*, A. Mosleh*

author keywords: COTS electronics; non-homogeneous Bayesian estimation; reliability analysis; Bayesian network; hybrid causal logic analysis; physics of failure
TL;DR: A comprehensive Bayesian approach and software platform, that integrates multiple pieces of heterogeneous information about the failure rate of COTS parts, is presented, that provides a foundation for incorporating manufacturers reliability data, estimates based on underlying physics-of-failure mechanisms and circuit simulations, and expert opinions on the manufacturing process. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: March 26, 2021

2021 article proceedings

Verification Study of the Nuclear PRA for the Mars 2020 Mission Following Accidental Orbital Re-Entry

By: A. Earthperson n & M. Diaconeasa n

Contributors: A. Earthperson n & M. Diaconeasa n

Event: ASME 2021 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition

Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 3, 2022

2020 journal article

A Comparative Assessment of Collision Risk of Manned and Unmanned Vessels

JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, 8(11).

By: Q. Wu*, T. Wang*, M. Diaconeasa n, A. Mosleh* & Y. Wang*

Contributors: Q. Wu*, T. Wang*, M. Diaconeasa n, A. Mosleh* & Y. Wang*

author keywords: maritime management; unmanned ship; ship collision accidents; hybrid causal logic methodology
TL;DR: This work constitutes an attempt to bridge the gap identified above by applying the Hybrid Causal Logic (HCL) methodology to model general-level collision scenarios of unmanned ships. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 14, 2020

2020 article

A Dynamic Pipeline Network Health Assessment Software Platform for Optimal Risk-Based Prioritization of Inspection, Structural Health Monitoring, and Proactive Management

Chalgham, W., Diaconeasa, M., Wu, K.-Y., & Mosleh, A. (2020, January). Volume 13: Safety Engineering, Risk, and Reliability Analysis, Vol. 13.

By: W. Chalgham*, M. Diaconeasa*, K. Wu* & A. Mosleh*

Contributors: W. Chalgham*, M. Diaconeasa*, K. Wu* & A. Mosleh*

TL;DR: The goal of the software platform is to integrate the data, methods, and technologies into a dynamic pipeline heath monitoring system supported by multiple probabilistic predictive models such as dynamic hybrid causal logic, corrosion prognosis, and sensor placement optimization models. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 3, 2022

2020 article

A Numerical and Experimental Study Supporting a Methodology for Live Monitoring, Leak Detection, and Automatic Response in Water Pipelines

Chalgham, W., Diaconeasa, M., Gottumukkala, R., & Seibi, A. (2020, January). Volume 13: Safety Engineering, Risk, and Reliability Analysis, Vol. 13.

By: W. Chalgham*, M. Diaconeasa*, R. Gottumukkala* & A. Seibi*

Contributors: W. Chalgham*, M. Diaconeasa*, R. Gottumukkala* & A. Seibi*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 3, 2022

2020 article

A Smart Pipeline Monitoring and Emergency Response System Using Web Services

Chalgham, W., Diaconeasa, M., Elgazzar, K., & Seibi, A. (2020, January). Volume 13: Safety Engineering, Risk, and Reliability Analysis, Vol. 13.

By: W. Chalgham*, M. Diaconeasa*, K. Elgazzar* & A. Seibi*

Contributors: W. Chalgham*, M. Diaconeasa*, K. Elgazzar* & A. Seibi*

TL;DR: The Smart Pipeline Monitoring System is introduced, a proof-of-concept for replicating a full-scale water pipeline system that is able to monitor the pipeline health and respond to hazard conditions through the use of multiple sensors and a statistical monitoring control strategy. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 3, 2022

2020 article

Model-Based Resilience Assessment Framework for Autonomous Systems

Diaconeasa, M. A., Mosleh, A., Morozov, A., & Tai, A. T. (2020, January). Volume 13: Safety Engineering, Risk, and Reliability Analysis, Vol. 13.

By: M. Diaconeasa*, A. Mosleh*, A. Morozov* & A. Tai*

Contributors: M. Diaconeasa*, A. Mosleh*, A. Morozov* & A. Tai*

TL;DR: In the proposed framework, resilience is meant to describe the ability of a system, in an open range of adverse scenarios, to maintain normal operating conditions or to recover from degraded or failed states in order to provide anticipated functions or services to achieve mission success. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 3, 2022

2020 journal article

On the Use of the Hybrid Causal Logic Methodology in Ship Collision Risk Assessment

JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, 8(7).

By: T. Wang*, Q. Wu*, M. Diaconeasa n, X. Yan* & A. Mosleh*

Contributors: T. Wang*, Q. Wu*, M. Diaconeasa n, X. Yan* & A. Mosleh*

author keywords: maritime safety; ship collision accidents; hybrid causal logic methodology; accident investigation reports
TL;DR: This paper discusses the applicability of the HCL methodology for the ship collision accident and suggests that the modeling of ship collision scenarios can be carried out at a deep logical level. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2020

2018 conference paper

A survey on autonomous vehicles interactions with human and other vehicles

PSAM 2018 - Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85063138117&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: B. Jafary, E. Rabiei, M. Diaconeasa, H. Masoomi, L. Fiondella & A. Mosleh

Contributors: B. Jafary, E. Rabiei, M. Diaconeasa, H. Masoomi, L. Fiondella & A. Mosleh

Source: ORCID
Added: March 3, 2022

2018 article

Branching rules and quantification based on human behavior in the ADS-IDAC dynamic PRA platform

Diaconeasa, M. A., & Mosleh, A. (2018, June). Safety and Reliability – Safe Societies in a Changing World, pp. 1749–1756.

By: M. Diaconeasa* & A. Mosleh

Source: ORCID
Added: March 3, 2022

2018 conference paper

Branching rules and quantification based on human behavior in the ADS-IDAC dynamic PRA platform

Safety and Reliability - Safe Societies in a Changing World - Proceedings of the 28th International European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2018, 1749–1756. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85058130438&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: M. Diaconeasa & A. Mosleh

Contributors: M. Diaconeasa & A. Mosleh

Source: ORCID
Added: March 3, 2022

2018 conference paper

Development of a software platform for pipeline health monitoring and management

PSAM 2018 - Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85063123667&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: M. Diaconeasa & A. Mosleh

Contributors: M. Diaconeasa & A. Mosleh

Source: ORCID
Added: March 3, 2022

2018 conference paper

Discrete dynamic event tree uncertainty quantification in the ADS-IDAC dynamic PSA software platform

PSAM 2018 - Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85063155237&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: M. Diaconeasa & A. Mosleh

Contributors: M. Diaconeasa & A. Mosleh

Source: ORCID
Added: March 3, 2022

2018 article

HYPRA

Diaconeasa, M. A., & Mosleh, A. (2018, June). Safety and Reliability – Safe Societies in a Changing World, pp. 1757–1763.

By: M. Diaconeasa* & A. Mosleh

Source: ORCID
Added: March 3, 2022

2018 conference paper

HYPRA: A hybrid static-dynamic PRA software platform

Safety and Reliability - Safe Societies in a Changing World - Proceedings of the 28th International European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2018, 1757–1766. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85058090465&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: M. Diaconeasa & A. Mosleh

Contributors: M. Diaconeasa & A. Mosleh

Source: ORCID
Added: March 3, 2022

2018 conference paper

Performing an accident sequence precursor analysis with the ADS-IDAC dynamic PSA software platform

PSAM 2018 - Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85063132484&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: M. Diaconeasa & A. Mosleh

Contributors: M. Diaconeasa & A. Mosleh

Source: ORCID
Added: March 3, 2022

2018 conference paper

The impact of time-varying operating parameters on the corrosion rate and depth of gas pipelines

PSAM 2018 - Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85063152604&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: K. Wu, M. Diaconeasa & A. Mosleh

Contributors: K. Wu, M. Diaconeasa & A. Mosleh

Source: ORCID
Added: March 3, 2022

2017 conference paper

The ADS-IDAC dynamic platform with dynamically linked system fault trees

International Topical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis, PSA 2017, 1, 482–491. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85047838434&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: M. Diaconeasa & A. Mosleh

Contributors: M. Diaconeasa & A. Mosleh

Source: ORCID
Added: March 3, 2022

2015 report

Optimization of Deep Borehole Systems for HLW Disposal

By: M. Driscoll*, E. Baglietto*, J. Buongiorno*, R. Lester*, P. Brady* & B. Arnold*

Source: ORCID
Added: March 3, 2022

Employment

Updated: March 3rd, 2022 16:58

2019 - present

NC State University Raleigh, NC, US
Assistant Professor Nuclear Engineering

2018 - 2019

University of California Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, US
Postdoctoral Research Scholar The B. John Garrick Institute for the Risk Sciences

Education

Updated: March 3rd, 2022 17:04

2014 - 2017

University of California Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, US
Doctor of Philosophy Mechanical Engineering

2010 - 2014

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA, US
Master of Science Nuclear Science and Engineering

2007 - 2010

University College Utrecht Utrecht, Utrecht, NL
Bachelor of Science

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