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educator , Nuclear engineer

James Stanley Tulenko, American nuclear engineer, educator. Recipient Outstanding Researcher award University Florida, 1990, 91, 92, 93, 94.


Tulenko, James Stanley was born on June 1, 1936 in Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Truman and Anna (Bagdus) Tulenko.


Bachelor, Harvard University, 1958. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1960. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1963.

MEA, George Washington University, 1980.


Manager nuclear department United Nuclear Corporation, White Plains, New York, 1963-1970. Manager physics Nuclear Materials Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1970-1971. Manager fuel Babcock and Wilcox, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1971-1980.

Manager engineering automation McDermott Corporation, 1980-1986. Professor, chairman nuclear engineering science department University Florida, Gainesville, 1996—2001, professor, since 2001. Oversite review board Nuclear Assurance Corporation, Atlanta, 1987-1990.

Nuclear fellowship review board Oak Ridge (Tennessee) Associated Universities, 1987-1990. Adjunct professor mechanical engineering University South Carolina, since 2002.


  • Other Work

    • Patentee innovative fuel design.


Fellow American Nuclear Society (president-elect since 2003, president 2004-2005, Silver Anniversary award for Outstanding Contributions to Nuclear Fuel Cycle 1982, chairman nuclear engineering accreditation committee 1984-1988, chairman president special committee on waste management 1988-1990, chairman fuel cycle and waste management division 1975-1976, chairman robotics and remote system division 1998-1999, chairman material science and technical division 1998-1999, board directors 1999-2002, vice president/president-elect since 2004, Mishma award for outstanding nuclear material research 1997, Arthur Holly Compton award in education 2002). Member American Society Engineering Education (Glenn Murphy award, chairman nuclear division 1990-1991, professor international council 1993-1995, vice president 1994-1995, board directors 1993-1995, executive board directors 1994-1995), Nuclear Department Heads Organization (vice chairman 1991-1992, chairman 1992-1993, commissioner engring accreditation committee 1995-2002, board dirs national nuclear accreditation, alternate member technical accreditation committee since 2003).


Married Lois Anne Wagner, May 1, 1966. Children: Mark, Christina, Katherine.

John Truman Tulenko

Anna (Bagdus) Tulenko

Lois Anne Wagner

Mark Tulenko

Christina Tulenko

Katherine Tulenko