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Yaron Danon Elected Fellow of the American Nuclear Society

Yaron Danon Elected Fellow of the American Nuclear Society



By Torie Wells

May 11, 2020

Yaron Danon, a professor of mechanical, aerospace, and nuclear engineering at Rensselaer, has been elected a fellow of the American Nuclear Society.


Researchers earn the grade of fellow based on “outstanding accomplishment in any one of the areas of nuclear science and engineering.”


Danon’s research is focused on generating accurate nuclear data for the design of safe and efficient nuclear power systems; he develops novel radiation detectors, data acquisition systems, and data analysis methods to apply to nuclear data measurements. He is the director of the Gaerttner Electron Linear Accelerator (LINAC) Center at Rensselaer, the director of the Nuclear Engineering Program, and the current chair of the faculty senate at Rensselaer.


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