Expert in Multiphase Flow and Heat Transfer Technology
Served on many USNRC technical review committees.He served on EPRI peer review committees on nuclear reactor safety.Has provided extensive consulting for the Nuclear Navy.He has performed extensive industrial consulting on various multiphase flow and heat transfer applications.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Worcester, Massachusetts - Springfield, Massachusetts - Bridgeport, Connecticut - Hartford, Connecticut - Stamford, Connecticut - Waterbury, Connecticut - Norwalk, Connecticut - Danbury, Connecticut - New Britain, Connecticut - Albany, New York
|Year: 1971||Degree: Ph.D.||Subject: Mechanical Engineering||Institution: Stanford University|
|Year: 1966||Degree: M.E.||Subject: Engineering Mechanics||Institution: Columbia University|
|Year: 1964||Degree: M.S.||Subject: Mechanical Engineering||Institution: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute|
|Year: 1961||Degree: B.S.||Subject: Marine Engineering||Institution: U.S. Merchant Marine Academy|
|Years: 1975 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title:||Department:||Responsibilities: 1994..1998: Dean of Engineering;
1991..1994: Director, Center for Multiphase Research;
1989..present: Edward E. Hood, Jr. Professor of Engineering;
1987-89: Professor, Department of Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering and Department of Chemical Engineering;
1975-87: Chairman, Department of Nuclear Engineering & Science
|Years: 1966 to 1975||Employer:||Title:||Department: Nuclear Energy||Responsibilities: 1973-75: Manager, Core & Safety Development;
1972-73: Manager, Core Development;
1971-72: Manager, Heat Transfer Mechanisms;
1966-71: Principal Development Engineer
|Years: 1961 to 1964||Employer:||Title: Engineer||Department: Nuclear Navy Propulsion Systems||Responsibilities: He worked on transient thermal-hydraulic simulations and primary shielding systems.|
|Years: 1961 to 1967||Agency: U.S. Navy||Role: Officer U.S. Navy Reserves||Description: He was assigned a variety of duties.|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 1983 to 1984||Country / Region: Oxford, England||Summary: Took a sabbatical leave at Magdalen College of Oxford University.|
|Years: 2000 to Present||Country / Region: Lyon, France||Summary: He has made numerous visits as a Visiting Professor at the Université Claude Bernard.|
|Years: 2000 to Present||Country / Region: Pisa, Italy||Summary: Has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Pisa, and has made numerous visits there.|
|Years: 2000 to Present||Country / Region: Bariloche, Argentina||Summary: He has made numerous visits as Visiting Professor at the University of Cuyo.|
|Years: 2000 to Present||Country / Region: Ufa, Bashkortostan and Moscow, Russia||Summary: Is a member of of the Russian Academy of Sciences and has made numerous visits.|
|Associations / Societies|
|Expert is a Fellow of the ASME and ANS, and a senior member of the AIChE and the American Society of Engineering Education. He is also a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in this country and a foreign member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (NAS).|
|Expert's participation in the ANS has included serving as a member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee, and ABET Accreditation Committee, as well as being Chairman of the Thermal-Hydraulics Division and President of the Northeastern New York Section. He served as the AIChE Energy Transport Research Field Committee Chairman and the ASEE Nuclear Engineering Division Chairman. He was Chairman of the ASME's Nucleonics Heat Transfer Committee and was an ECPD Council Member. He is a member of the Board of Directors of PJM Interconnection, LLC.|
|Awards / Recognition|
|Expert has received numerous honors and awards, including the E.O. Lawrence Memorial Award of the USDOE; the Donald Q. Kern Award of the AIChE; the Outstanding Professional Achievement Award of USMMA; the ANS Meritorious Service Award; the ANS Outstanding Technical Achievement Award; the ANS Seaborg Medal, and the Arthur Holly Compton Award of ANS. He is an honorary Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Expert was Editor of the Journal of Nuclear Engineering & Design and has authored over 300 archival publications.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
| Expert has extensive experience as an expert witness in numerous litigation cases involving nuclear reactor safety issues.
(1) As the primary Expert on nuclear reactor design flaws and safety scenarios leading to severe damage to a nuclear reactor (i.e., TMI-2 ).
(2) As the primary Expert on nuclear reactor power plant aging issues (e.g., embrittlement and fatigue ) associated with plant re-licensing for extended operations, as well as the associated nuclear reactor safety technology.
(3) As an Expert on PWR steam generator phase change thermal-hydraulics and failure mechanisms.
|Training / Seminars|
|He has given NACD training courses on corporate board responsibilities (e.g., strategic planning, audit committee, etc.)|
|Spanish||Can speak, read, and write "OK but not great."|
|French||He can "get by" speaking and reading French.|