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Mechanical engineering educator

Thomas Dean Radcliff, American mechanical engineering educator. Achievements include invention of novel nuclear reactor power sensor; patent pending. Recipient fellow National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1999, 2000. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Nuclear Society, Sigma xi, Tau Beta Pi. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Physical Society.

Background

Radcliff, Thomas Dean was born on July 14, 1958 in St. Louis. Son of William Glen and Iola Virginia (Wilhite) Radcliff.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering, University Missouri, Rolla, 1980. Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering, University Tennessee, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy in Nuclear Engineering, University Tennessee, 1995.

Career

Engineer Babcock & Wilcox, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1980-1983, Yankee Atomic Electrical Company, Bolton, Massachusetts, 1984-1988, Oak Ridge (Tennessee) National Laboratory, Tennessee, 1988-1990. Graduate research assistant University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1990-1995. Visiting assistant professor Ohio State University, Columbus, 1995-1997.

Assistant professor University Akron, Ohio, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of novel nuclear reactor power sensor. Patent pending.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Controller articles to Review Science Instruments, Nuclear Technology, Journal Heat Transfer, Nuclear science and Engineering, Journal Fluid Mechanics, Journal Aircraft.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Nuclear Society, Sigma xi, Tau Beta Pi. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Physical Society.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Mary Brackett, August 8, 1990.

father:
William Glen Radcliff

mother:
Iola Virginia (Wilhite) Radcliff

spouse:
Elizabeth Mary Brackett