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nuclear engineer

Ralph Joseph Reda, American nuclear engineer. Achievements include patents for Use of Nickel-63 to Inhibit Microbial Induced Corrions, Automated Self-Verifying Radioisotopic Waste Stream Monitor, Automated High-Pressure Welding and Inspection System, Weld Shape Control System for Tig Weld of Pressurization Hole. Member American Nuclear Society (Significant Contrbn. award 1987).

Background

Reda, Ralph Joseph was born on September 23, 1963 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Louis Joseph and Ruth (Thomas) Reda.

Education

Bachelor in Chemistry, Washington & Jefferson College, 1985;Master of Science in Radiation Protection, University of Virginia, 1987;Doctor of Philosophy in Nucelar Engineering, University Virginia, 1989.

Career

Laboratory assistant, Washington & Jefferson College, 1982-1984;health physics technician, Eberline Institute Company, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, 1983-1984;health physics technician, Chem-Nuclear Systems, Inc., Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, 1984-1985;graduate research assistant, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1985-1989;project leader, General Electric Nuclear Energy, Wilmington, North Carolina, since 1989. Member radiation safety committee University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1988-1989.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for Use of Nickel-63 to Inhibit Microbial Induced Corrions, Automated Self-Verifying Radioisotopic Waste Stream Monitor, Automated High-Pressure Welding and Inspection System, Weld Shape Control System for Tig Weld of Pressurization Hole.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to Transitions of America Nuclear Society, Corrosion, Degradation of Materials.

Membership

Member American Nuclear Society (Significant Contrbn. award 1987).

Connections

Married Caroline Ann Koska, October 15, 1993.

father:
Louis Joseph Reda

mother:
Ruth (Thomas) Reda

spouse:
Caroline Ann Koska