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Nuclear engineer

John David Harris, American nuclear engineer. Achievements include developments in PWR long term cooling problems and resolutions; research in nuclear plant risk assessment.


Harris, John David was born on February 19, 1945 in Morristown, New Jersey, United States. Son of Morton and Ruth (Schiller) Harris.


Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1973. Master of Science in Management, Rensselaer Polytech. Institute, 1980.


Nuclear safety engineer, Combustion Engineering, Inc., Windsor, Connecticut, 1973-1981;nuclear safety engineer, Oak Ridge (Tennessee) National Laboratory, 1981-1990;nuclear safety and risk manager, unites states department of Energy, Albuquerque, since 1990. Owner J-Astro Company, Oak Ridge, since 1986, White Dolphin Scuba, Albuquerque, since 1990.


  • Achievements include developments in PWR long term cooling problems and resolutions. Research in nuclear plant risk assessment.


  • Other Work

    • Author numerous papers, reports.


Member Republican National Committee Party, Washington, since 1991, Tennessee Republican Party, Nashville, since 1991. Instructor National Young Men’s Christian Association Scuba Program, Inc., 1989. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Nuclear Society, Astronomical Society Pacific, Professional Association Diving Instructors.


Morton Harris

Ruth (Schiller) Harris