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nuclear engineer

Pui Kuan, American nuclear engineer. Achievements include research in stellar atmospheres, safety of nuclear reactors, nuclear fuel cycle; development of accident scenario for the Three Mile Island Unit 2 reactor incident. Member American Nuclear Society, American Astronomical Society.

Background

Kuan, Pui was born on November 4, 1945 in Szechuan, People's Republic of China. Came to the United States, 1966. Son of Chao-Hsiang and Ya-Chih (Wei) Kuan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Astronomy, California Institute of Technology, 1970. Master of Arts in Astronomy, University California, Berkeley, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Astronomy, University California, Berkeley, 1973.

Master of Business Administration, Columbia University, 1991.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow, Kitt Peak National Observatory, Tucson, 1974-1976;scientist, Energy Inc., Idaho Falls, Idaho., 1977-1980;senior engineering specialist, Idaho National Engineering Laboratory, Idaho Falls, since 1980.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in stellar atmospheres, safety of nuclear reactors, nuclear fuel cycle. Development of accident scenario for the Three Mile Island Unit 2 reactor incident.

Membership

Member American Nuclear Society, American Astronomical Society.

Connections

Married Habibah Hassan, April 17, 1986.

father:
Chao-Hsiang Kuan

mother:
Ya-Chih (Wei) Kuan

spouse:
Habibah Hassan