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Kenneth William Burn

Kenneth William Burn, British nuclear scientist, researcher. Achievements include design of LEP accelerator; design and construction of a neutron beam for performing boron neutron capture therapy; development of Monte Carlo methods for calculating radiation responses in project design; development and application of Dubi's Direct Marketing Association method to optimize the efficiency of Monte Carlo simulations of radiation transport.

Background

  • Burn, Kenneth William was born on October 4, 1952 in Gosport, Hampshire, England. Son of John Henry and Marjorie Maud Burn.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Physics with first class honors, Birmingham University, England, 1975. Master of Science in Reactor Physics, Birmingham University, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Reactor Physics, Birmingham University, 1985.

    Career

    • Fellow EURATOM, Ispra, Italy, 1975—1978, Birmingham University, 1978—1980, European Organization of Nuclear Research, Geneva, 1980—1982. Researcher National agency for new technologies, Energy and sustainable economic development, Bologna, Italy, since 1982. Consultant National Education Association-Organization of European Cooperation and Development, Paris, 1980.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include design of LEP accelerator. Design and construction of a neutron beam for performing boron neutron capture therapy. Development of Monte Carlo methods for calculating radiation responses in project design.

      Development and application of Dubi's Direct Marketing Association method to optimize the efficiency of Monte Carlo simulations of radiation transport.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Connections

    • Married Maria Paola Mulinazzi, April 27, 1983. Children: Giulia Rebecca, Silvia Caterina.
    • father: John Henry
    • mother: Marjorie Maud Burn
    • spouse: Maria Paola Mulinazzi
    • children: Giulia Rebecca Burn
    • Silvia Caterina Burn
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    Born October 4, 1952
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1975
      Birmingham University
    • 1977
      Birmingham University
    • 1985
      Birmingham University
    • 1975 - 1978
      Fellow, EURATOM
      Ispra, Lombardia, Italy
    • 1978 - 1980
      Fellow, EURATOM
    • 1980 - 1982
      Fellow, EURATOM
      Geneva, Illinois, United States
    • 1982
      researcher, National agency for new technologies, Energy and sustainable economic development
      Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy