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James Tulenko

James Tulenko

Professor, Nuclear and Radiological Engineering, University of Florida

Phone: (352) 392-1401

Fax: (352) 392-3380

Department of Nuclear and Radiological Engineering
202 NSC, P.O. Box 118300, Gainesville, Florida 32611-8300



M.A., Engineering Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass, 1960; M.S.N.E., Nuclear Engineering, M.I.T., Cambridge, Mass, 1963

Research Interests:

Environmental Effects of Nuclear Power Construction, Operation and Decommissions, Nuclear Fuel Cycle Analysis (excore and incore), Nuclear Fuel Manufacturing, Incore Fuel Management of Reactor Cores, Use of Nuclear Power to Generate Hydrogen, Nuclear Regulatory Requirements, and Systems Engineering.
Professor Tulenko is President of the American Nuclear Society and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Nuclear Science and Engineering and Radwaste Solutions. He is a member of the National Nuclear Accrediting Board and an Alternate Commissioner of the Technology Accreditation Committee. He is an Associate at Los Alamos National Laboratory. He has more than 100 publications dealing with nuclear power and is a Fellow of the American Nuclear Society (ANS). He is the recipient of the Mishma Award of the (ANS) for outstanding Materials research, the Arthur Holly Compton Award of the (ANS) for his contributions to Nuclear Engineering and Science Education and the Glenn Murphy Award of the American Society for Engineering Education for his contributions to Nuclear Engineering Education.