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educator , nuclear physicist and engineer

Dan Gabriel Cacuci, American nuclear physicist and engineer, educator. Recipient James D. Merriman Junior Memorial award, Columbia University, 1977, Publication award, ORNI & Martin Marietta, 1987, Humboldt Senior Scientist prize, A.V. Humboldt Foundation, 1990, Knight Grand Cross Order, St. John-Knights Malta, 1990, Knights St. George, 1990.


Cacuci, Dan Gabriel was born on May 16, 1948 in Romania. Son of Gabriel D. and Malvina (Dan) C. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1973, Master of Philosophy, 1977,Doctor of Philosophy, 1978. Nuclear engineering associate III, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1975-1976.


Master of Science, Columbia University, 1973. Master of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1978.


Professor engineering and applied science University of Virginia, 1993^. Ordinarius chair professor and director Institute Nuclear Technology, U. Karlsrulte, Germany, 1992^. Director Institute Reactor Safety, Kernforschungszentrum Karlsruhe, 1992^.

Columbia University Merit fellow, 1972. Youth Foundation Merit scholar, 1972-1975. Recipient Columbia University Outstanding Achievements in Graduate Work citation, 1973, James D. Merriman Junior Meml.award, 1977, Humboldt Senior Scientist prize A.V. Humboldt Foundation, 1990, Publication award for Excellence ORNI/Martin Marietta, 1987, Knight GrandCross Order of St. John-Knights of Malta, 1990, Knight Grand Cross Order of Knights of St. George, 1990.


  • Other Work

    • Associate editor Nuclear science and Engineering, 1983-1986. Editor: Nuclear science and Engineering, since 1986. Contributor over 4 chapters to books & 150 articles to professional publications.


Fellow American Nuclear Society (secretary, nat. planning committee 1983-1986, Executive Committee reactor physics division 1989^, Engineering Achievement award 1988, Best Paper award 1985). Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American-Romanian Academy Arts & Sciences (counselor/Executive Committee 1990^), New York Academy Sciences, Sigma Xi. Association editor Nuclear science and Engineering, 1983-1986, editor, 1986^.


Gabriel D. Master of Science

Malvina (Dan) C. Master of Science