Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1943. S.M. Entertainment in Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1948. Doctor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1952.
Assistant professor chemical engineering, director, School Engineering Practice, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1950-1952;
assistant professor nuclear and chemical engineering, School Engineering Practice, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1952-1955;
associate professor, School Engineering Practice, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1955-1957;
head engineering, director nuclear reactor projects and assistant director research laboratory, General Atomic Company, La Jolla, California, 1957-1959;
professor nuclear engineering, department chairman nuclear engineering, University of California, Berkeley, since 1959;
senior research scientist, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, since 1959. Member panel National Atomic Safety Licensing Board Atomic Energy Commission-Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 1963-1977. Member President's Commision on accident at 3-Mile Island, 1979.
Member board radioactive waste management and energy engineering board, NAS-National Academy of Engineering, chairman waste isolation systems panel, waste isolation pilot plant panel, fusion hybrid panel, separations and transmutations panel, transmutation of military plutonium panel, panel on health standard for radioactive waste disposal, chairman advisory county Institute Nuclear Power Operation. Member Secretary of Energy's expert consultant group on Chernobyl accident. Chairman nuclear oversight committee Sacramento Municipal Utility District.
Chairman nuclear safety committee Gulf States Utilities Company. Member expert consultant group Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate. Member peer review group for waste isolation pilot plant.
Member corporation review committee Oak Ridge National Lab. Lecturer Taiwan National Science Foundation, 1990. Visiting professor Kyoto U., 1975, Kuwait U., 1976.
Consultant in field.
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Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Fellow American Nuclear Society (board directors, Arthur H. Compton award 1971). Member American Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum Engineers, National Academy of Engineering, American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemical Engineers (Robert E. Wilson award 1980, Service to Society award 1985), Atomic Industrial Forum (director), Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi.
Married Catherine Kennedy Cathey, December 31, 1948 (deceased 1992). Children: Cynthia Pigford Naylor, Julie Pigford Brink. Married Elizabeth Hood Weekes, November 12, 1994.