RESUME - Updated 4/14/2017

General Data
  Roger A. Rydin; Born: 1935, Chicago, Ill.
  Residence; Charlottesville,VA 22903

 Associate Professor, 1970-- Tenure granted, 1973. Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering Department, University of Virginia
 Associate Professor Emeritus, 2000

 
Education
  Sc.D., Nuclear Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1964
  S.M., Nuclear Engineering, Massachusetts, Institute of Technology, 1958
  B.S., Electrical Engineering, Northwestern University, 1957

Experience
 1) Guest Scientist, Radiation Physics and Thermodynamics, Joint Research Center,
Ispra, Italy, 1989-1990 (while on leave from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia).
 2) Guest Scientist, Radiation Physics and Thermodynamics, Joint Research Center,
Ispra, Italy, summer 1987.
 3) Research Participant, Ballistics Research Laboratory, Aberdeen, Maryland, summer 1984.
 4) Guest Scientist, Fast Reactor Safety Group, Joint Research Center, Ispra Italy, 1981-1982 (while on leave from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia).
 5) Guest Scientist, Institute fur Reaktorentwicklung, Der Kernforschungsanlage Julich, West Germany, summer 1980.
 6) Research Participant, Engineering Physics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory,
Oak Ridge, Tennessee, summer 1979.
 7) Guest Scientist, Institute fur Reaktorentwicklung, Der Kernforschungsanlage Julich, West Germany, 1975- 1976 (while on leave from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia).
 8) Nuclear Engineer, Reactor Kinetics and Stability Group, General Electric Company, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, Schenectady, New York, 1966-1970.
 9) Visiting Scientist, Nuclear Chemistry Division, Reactor Spectrum Measurements Group, Euratom Laboratory, Ispra, Italy, 1964-1966.
10) Visitor, Physics Research Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston,  Massachusetts, various periods of time between 1961 and 1977.
11) Engineer, Preliminary Plant Engineering Group, Westinghouse Atomic Power Department, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1958-1960.
12) Coop, Electronics Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, 3 quarters, 1956-1957.
 
Consultant

  US Army, 1979-2005.
  Consultant on Radiation Shielding and Electromagnetic Pulse Effects.

Honor Societies, Scholarships, Fellowships, Professional Societies

  Academic Scholarship, Northwestern University
  Oak Ridge Institute of Nuclear Studies Fellowships, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 3 years
  Sigma Xi, Science Honorary
  Tau Beta Pi, Engineering Honorary
  Eta Kappa Nu, Electrical Engineering Honorary
  American Nuclear Society
  Reviewer for Nuclear Science and Engineering and Nuclear Technology
  Student ANS Chapter Advisor, 1982-1987
  Executive Committee, ANS Reactor Physics Division, 1981-1984
  ANS Meetings, Proceedings and Transactions Publications Committee, 1979-1982
  Executive Committee, ANS Mathematics and Computation Division, 1978-1981
  Who's Who in Technology
  Who's Who in the South and Southwest

Research Areas Worked in From the Present Backwards:

  New Magic Numbers, 5 papers and Utube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tL-57qqpL6Q

  Proof of falsity of Einstein Mercury correction https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rv5GJCkI-bk

  Accelerator-Driven Subcritical Waste Transmutation
  Radiation Shielding
  Boron Neutron Capture Therapy
  Energy Production in Supernovae
  Research Reactor Conversion to Low Enrichment Fuel
  3D Space-Time Reactor Kinetics
  Neutron Thermalization for a Cold Neutron Source
  Monte Carlo Radiation Shielding Calculations vs Experiment
  Nodal Integral Methods for Natural Convection Flow
  Nonlinear Time-Dependent Heat Transfer
  Coarse-Mesh Neutron Diffusion Methods
  Optimal Control of Xenon Oscillations
  Xenon-Induced Spatial Power Oscillations
  Accelerator Production of Positron Emitters
  Flux Tilts and Eigenvalue Separation in Reactors
  Noise Analysis in Loosely Coupled Cores
  Evaluation of Dynamic Systems using Pseudorandom Signals
  Time and Space-Time Synthesis Methods
  Fast Neutron Spectrometer Design 
  Threshold Foil Spectroscopy
  Boron Neutron Capture Therapy of Brain Tumors

PUBLICATIONS

 Recent, after 2000 Retirement from UVA - 33
1) Lucas, Boudreaux, Baxter and Rydin, "A Classical Electro-dynamicTheory of the Nucleus", Physics Essays 26, 3 (2013).
2) Rydin, "A Philosophic Discussion of the Concept of Mass and the Principle of Isolation" GSJ - Research Papers-Philosophy/Download/4714, March 2013.
3) Rydin, "Scientists Find Universe Is 80 Million Years Older, So Actually How Old Is It?" GSJ - Research Papers-Astronomy/Download/4746, March 2013.
4) Rydin, "Considerations for Nuclear Power and Climate Change" GSJ -Essays-Geophysics/Download/4833, April 2013.

5) Rydin, "Future Energy for the USA and the World", General Science Journal, http://gsjournal.net/Science-Journals/Essays-Miscellaneous/Download/4250 , 2012
6) Rydin, "Critique of: Scientific Discoveries that Changed the World ", General Science Journal, http://gsjournal.net/Science-Journals/Research%20Papers-Relativity%20Theory/Download/4109 , 2012
7) Rydin, "A Conceptual Model Explaining the Experimentally Observed Motion of the Universe", General Science Journal, http://gsjournal.net/Science-Journals/Research%20Papers-Astrophysics/Download/3621 ,2011.
8) Rydin, "New Magic Numbers in the Continent of Isotopes", Annals of Nuclear Energy, 38, 2356-2358, 2011.
9) Rydin, The Theory of Mercury's Anomalous Precession", Proceedings of the 18th Natural Philosophy Alliance International Conference, Vol. 8, pp 501-506, July 6-9, 2011, at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
10) Rydin, "Finding Magic Numbers for Heavy and Superheavy Elements",Proceedings of the 18th Natural Philosophy Alliance International Conference, Vol. 8, pp 495-500, July 6-9, 2011, at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
11) Rydin, "A New Approach for Finding Magic Numbers for Superheavy Elements", Annals of Nuclear Energy, 38, 238-242, 2011.
12) Rydin, "The Mantra of Theoretical Physics: Relativity Reigns", Proceedings of the 17th Natural Philosophy Alliance International Conference, Vol. 7, June 23-26, 2010, at California State University, Long Beach, CA.
13) Rydin, "Comments on Infinite Energy #87 Letters, on Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing and the Smart Grid using Wind Power", Letter to the Editor, Infinite Energy, Vol. 16, No. 90, to be published, Jan/Feb 2010.
14) Rydin, "Le Verrier’s 1895 Paper on Mercury, and Possible Reasons for Mercury's Anomalous Precession", posted on http://wbabin.net/physics/rydin2.pdf, November 2009.
15) Rydin, Crothers, "New Developments - The Big Bang in Controversy", Sepp Hasslberger blog, blog.hasslberger.com/2007/03/the_big_bang_in_controversy.html, March 14, 2007, posted October 2009.
16) Rydin, "Some of Bob Heaston's Influential Thoughts that Affected Modern Physics", Proceedings of the 16th Natural Philosophy Alliance International Conference, May 26 - 30, 2009, at University of Connecticut, Storrs CT, to be published, 2010.
17) Rydin, "Critique of Electromagnetic Models of the Nucleus, re Older Theory", Proceedings of the 16th Natural Philosophy Alliance International Conference, May 26 - 30, 2009, at University of Connecticut, Storrs CT, to be published, 2010.
18) Rydin, "Wave Mechanics without Waves: A New Classical Model for Nuclear Reactions", Proceedings of the 16th Natural Philosophy Alliance International Conference, May 26 - 30, 2009, at University of Connecticut, Storrs CT, to be published, 2010.
19) Lucas, Jr., and Rydin, ""Electromagnetic Model of the Nucleus", Letter to the Editor, Nuclear Science and Engineering, 161, pp 1-2, February 2009.
20) Rydin, "The Problem with Theoretical Physics", Proceedings of the 15th Natural Philosophy Alliance International Conference, April, 2008, at University of Arizona, Albuquerque, NM, to be published, 2009.
21) Rydin, "Comments on Infinite Energy #76 and Black Holes", Letter to the Editor, Infinite Energy, Vol. 13, No. 78, p 4, March/April 2008.
22) Rydin, "The Big Bang in Controversy", Sepp Hasslberger blog, blog.hasslberger.com/2007/03/the_big_bang_in_controversy.html, March 14, 2007.
23) Rydin, "A Case Against Tired Light and the Big Bang", Proceedings of the 14th Natural Philosophy Alliance International Conference, May 23 - 27, 2007, at University of Connecticut, Storrs CT, Vol. 4, No. 2, to be published, 2007.
24) Sullivan and Rydin, "Using a Chemical Engineering Fortran Code to Develop a PC-Based Simulator for Accelerator-Driven Subcritical Systems (ADSS)", 2006 International Conference on Scientific Computing CSC'06: June 26-29, 2006, Las Vegas, USA, 2006.
25) Rydin, "Experimental Evidence that the Density of the Universe is Not Constant", Proceedings of the 13th Natural Philosophy Alliance International Conference, April 3 - 7, 2006, at University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK, pp. 246-249, 2006..
26) Rydin, "New Model for a Spherical 'Big Bang' ", Proceedings of the 12th Natural Philosophy Alliance International Conference, May 23 - 27, 2005, at UConn, Storrs CT, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 165-168, 2005.
27) Rydin and Heimbach, "Applications of the Monte Carlo Adjoint Shielding Methodology", American Nuclear Society Topical Meeting on Monte Carlo, MC2005,Chattanooga, TN, April 17-21, 2005, pp.12/1-12, 2005.
28) Rydin, "Einstein's Greatest Blunder", Proceedings of the 11th Natural Philosophy Alliance International Conference, April 7 - 10, 2004, in Denver, CO, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 89-92, 2004.
29) Rydin, "Comments on The Structure of Matter in the Meta Model", Meta Research Bulletin, Vol. 13, No 1, pp 9-12, March 2004.
30) Rydin, "A New Energy Source For Supernovae, etc", Proceedings of the 10th Natural Philosophy Alliance International Conference, June 9 - 13, 2003, at UConn, Storrs CT, in Journal of New Energy, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 144-147. 2003.
31) Rydin, "Cross Correlation of Deep Redshift Galactic Pencil Survey Data", Proceedings of the Natural Philosophy Alliance International Conference, June 9 - 13, 2003 at UConn, Storrs, CT, in Journal of New Energy, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 139-143, 2003.
32) Rydin, "Critique of the Meta Model of the Universe", Meta Research Bulletin, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp17-23, June 2002.
33) Rydin, "The Big Wave Model of the Universe", Proceedings of the 9th Natural Philosophy Alliance International Conference, May 13 - 17, 2002, at San Luis Obispo, CA, Unpublished, 2002.

1. Patents - 1

1969, Currey and Rydin, "Temperature Control for a Nuclear Reactor," US Patent No. 3,423,285 (January 1969), pertaining to a constant cold leg temperature control scheme. Patent in use on Westinghouse and Combustion Engineering Reactors.

2. Books - 3


1) 1993, Rydin, Nuclear Reactor Theory and Design, 2nd edition, unpublished, used at University of Michigan, Texas A&M, University of Maryland, 3rd edition in pdf form.
2) 1977, Rydin, Nuclear Reactor Theory and Design, University Publications, Blacksburg, VA.
3) 1968, Rydin, Chapter on Neutron Spectrometers in Semiconductor Detectors, North Holland Publishing Co., Amsterdam.

3. Refereed Journal Articles - 19

1) 2001, Bosio, Burns, Ravetto and Rydin, Kerntechnik 66, "Decoupling of Neutron and Delayed Neutron Precursor Evolutions in Source-Driven Subcritical Systems".
2) 1998, Woosley and Rydin, Nuclear Science and Engineering, 129, "Dynamic Analysis of an Accelerator-Driven Fluid-Fueled Subcritical Waste Burning System".
3) 1997, Rydin and Woosley, Nuclear Science and Engineering, 126, "Evidence of Source Dominance in the Dynamic Behavior of Accelerator-Driven Systems".
4) 1990, Ritenour, Rydin, and Mulder, Nuclear Science and Engineering, 106, "Scattering Model Approximations for Neutron Thermalization Problems".
5) 1989, Wilson, Rydin, Numerical Methods for Fluids, 10, "Nodal Integral Method Solutions for Benard Natural Convection".
6) 1989, Wilson, Rydin, Computational Mechanics, 4, "Time-Dependent Nodal Integral Methods in Natural Convection Near a Fluid Density Maximum".
7) 1989, Wilson, Rydin, Numerical Heat Transfer, 15, "Multiple Equilibrium Solutions to the Benard Problem at the Third Critical Rayleigh Number".
8) 1988, Wilson, Rydin, Azmy, Nuclear Science and Engineering, 100, "Time- Dependent Nodal Integral Methods with Applications in Natural Convection, Fluid Flow and Bifurcation Phenomena". 
9) 1988, Wilson, Rydin, Orivuori, Nuclear Technology, 82, "A Comparison of Two Efficient Nonlinear Heat Conduction Methodologies Using a Two-Dimensional Time-Dependent Benchmark Problem".
10) 1976, Rydin, Atomkernenergie, 28, "A Lambda-Mode Evaluation of Time-Step Corrections in Xenon Oscillation Simulation".
11) 1976, Rydin, Deutsch, Murray, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 21, "The Effect of Geometry on Capillary Wall Dose for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy".
12) 1975, Beckner, Rydin, Nuclear Science and Engineering, 56, "A Higher-Order Relationship Between Static Power Tilts and Eigenvalue Separation".
13) 1973, Rydin, Nuclear Science and Engineering, 50, "Higher Flux Mode Effects in Xenon-Induced Spatial Power Oscillations".
14) 1971, Rydin, Burke, Moore, Seeman, Nuclear Science and Engineering, 46, "Space-Time Kinetics Experiments and Calculations for Loosely Coupled Cores".
15) 1970, Bresesti, Bresesti, Rota, Rydin, Lesca, Nuclear Science and Engineering, 40, "Threshold Reaction Excitation Functions Intercalibrated in a Pure Fission Spectrum".
16) 1969, Rydin, Hooper, Nuclear Science and Engineering, 38, "Numerical Evaluation of Spatially-Dependent Dynamic Reactor Systems Using Pseudorandom Signals".
17) 1968, Hooper, Rydin, Stacey, Nuclear Science and Engineering, 34, "Verification of a Xenon Spatial Stability Criterion".
18) 1967, Bresesti, Bresesti, Rydin (lead author, but listed alphabetically), Nuclear Science and Engineering, 29, "Threshold Detector Cross Section Intercalibration in a Pure Fission Spectrum".
19) 1961, Brownell, Ellett, Rydin, Hine, Health Physics, 5, "Large Plastic Scintillators for Radioactivity Measurement".

4. Refereed Topical Meetings with Proceedings - 26

1) 2000, Sullivan and Rydin, International Conference on Nuclear Energy, ICONE8, Baltimore, MD, "Control Issues in Accelerator-Driven Subcritical System Design".
2) 1999, Burns, Rydin, Ravetto and Bosio, Third International Conference on Accelerator-Driven Transmutation Technologies, ADTTA99, Praha, Czech Republic, "Perturbation Theory and Kinetics of Subcritical Accelerator-Driven Systems".
3) 1998, Burns and Rydin, International Conference on the Physics of Nuclear Science and Technology, Long Island, NY, " Dynamic Analysis of Source-Driven Subcritical Nuclear Systems".
4) 1998, Rydin, Hubbard and Mulder, Eighth International Symposium on Neutron Capture Therapy for Cancer, San Diego, CA, "Treatment Room Dose Determinations Using the Monte Carlo Adjoint Shielding (MASH) Method". 
5) 1997, Hubbard, Burns and Rydin, Seventh International Symposium on Neutron Capture Therapy for Cancer, Zurich, Switzerland, "A Coupled Deterministic/Stochastic Method for Dose Computations in a Filtered BNCT Beam".
6) 1996, Woosley and Rydin, International Conference on the Physics of Reactors, PHYSOR96, Mito, Japan, "Methods Developed for Dynamic Analysis of an Accelerator-Based Subcritical Radioactive Waste Burning System".
7) 1996, Woosley and Rydin, International Conference on Accelerator Driven Transmutation Technologies, ADTT2, Kalmar, Sweden, "Dynamic Analysis of an Accelerator-Based Subcritical Waste Burning System".
8) 1996, Burns, Hubbard, Rydin and Reynolds, Fifth International Conference on Nuclear Techniques, Crete, Greece, "Monte Carlo and Deterministic Analysis of a University of Virginia BNCT Facility".
9) 1996, Forsbacka and Rydin, Conference on High Power Computing, HPC96, New Orleans, LA, "An Object -Oriented Paradigm for Nuclear Reactor Simulation".
10) 1993, Ward, Rydin and Woosley, Joint International Conference on Mathematical Methods and Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications, Karlsruhe, Germany, "A New Method of Calculating Resonance Neutron Absorption in Non-Uniform Heterogeneous Arrays".
11) 1991, Rydin and Ritenour, International Topical Meeting on Advances in Mathematics, Computation and Reactor Physics, Pittsburgh, PA, "Application of the Single Collision Thermalization Approximation to Pin Cell Calculations".
12) 1990, Wider, Rydin, et al., Conference on Reactor Safety Research, Varese, Italy, Elsevier Applied Science, London and New York, "The European Accident Code-2: Overview on the Modelling".
13) 1990, Beauwens, Devooght, Mund, Rydin, Wagner, Transactions of the ANS- ENS International Conference on the Physics of Reactors, PHYSOR-90, Marseilles, France, "A 3D Multigroup Transport Kinetics Code in Hexagonal Geometry for Fast Reactor Transient Analysis".
14) 1990, Wider, Rydin, et al., Transactions of the ANS-ENS International Fast Reactor Safety Meeting, Snowbird, Utah, "The European Accident Code-2: Overview and Status".
15) 1989, Wilson, Rydin, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Boundary Element Methods, ISBEM89, Hartford, CT, "Summary of Modern Nodal Integral Methods in Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer."
16) 1989, Rydin, Heimbach, Caton, Topical Meeting on Advances in Nuclear Engineering Computation and Radiation Shielding, Santa Fe, NM, "The Effects of Holes and Gaps on the Shielding Effectiveness of a Lined Steel Box".
17) 1987, Wilson, Rydin, Azmy, Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics, Mathematics and Computation, Paris, France, "Time-Dependent Nodal Integral Methods in Fluid Dynamics". 
18) 1982, Robinson, Rydin, Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics, Lake Kiamesha, NY, "Extensions of the Nodal Expansion Method Based on the Application of Finite Element Techniques".
19) 1979, Rydin, Robinson, Wantuck, Topical Meeting on Computational Methods in Nuclear Engineering, Williamsburg, VA, "Recent Advances in the QUAD and CUBE Coarse-Mesh Diffusion Theory Methods".
20) 1978, Rydin, Sullivan, Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics, Gatlinburg, TN, "A New Approach to the QUABOX - CUBBOX Coarse-Mesh Methods".
21) 1975, Chiang, Beckner, Rydin, Topical Meeting on Computational Methods in Nuclear Engineering, Charleston, SC, "A Reformulation of the Xenon Optimal Control Problem Using Lambda Modes".
22) 1975, Murray, Rydin, et al., IAEA Symposium on Advances in Biomedical Dosimetry, "New Approaches to the Dosimetry of Boron Neutron Capture Therapy at MIT-MGH"
23) 1973, Rydin, Barron, Power Plant Dynamics Control and Testing Symposium, Knoxville, TN, "Xenon-Induced Spatial Power Oscillations in Power Reactors".
24) 1970, Rydin, Burke, Moore, Seeman, Topical Meeting on Dynamics of Nuclear Systems, Tucson, AZ, "Time Domain Noise Measurements in Loosely Coupled Cores".
25) 1970, Wade, Rydin, Topical Meeting on Dynamics of Nuclear Systems, Tucson, AZ, "An Experimentally Measurable Relationship Between Asymptotic Flux Tilts and Eigenvalue Separation"
26) 1963, Rydin, Brownell, Raju, Schermer, IAEA Symposium on Neutron Dosimetry, Vienna, Austria, "Neutron Spectroscopy and Dosimetry at the MIT Reactor".
 

5. Refereed Meetings with Transactions of Abstracts - 36

1) 1999, Bose, Rydin, Burns and Mulder, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 81, "An In-Pool Neutron Beam Optimization for InVitro Study of a Human Breast Carcinoma Cell Line".
2) 1997, Forsbacka and Rydin, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 77, "A New Approach to Invariant-Embedding Methods in Reactor Physics Calculations".
3) 1997, Bose, Mulder, Rydin, Hubbard and Burns, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 77, "Neutron Flux Profile Determination for an In-Pool Animal Irradiation Facility".
4) 1997, Burns and Rydin, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 77, "A New Perturbation Theory for Source-Driven Reactor Systems".
5) 1997, Hubbard, Rydin and Mulder, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 76, "Coupled Deterministic/Stochastic Computation of Neutron Capture Therapy Room Doses".
6) 1995, Woosley and Rydin, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 73, "Dynamics of the Accelerator-Driven System as a Variable Gain Amplifier".
7) 1995, Hubbard, Rydin, Mulder and Baroudi, 15th Annual Seminar of Cancer Researchers in Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, "Design of an Experimental BNCT Irradiator at the UVAR".
8) 1994, Hubbard and Rydin, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 70, "University of Virginia Beam-Port Design for BNCT Application".
9) 1994, Woosley, Rydin and Ward, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 70, "Treatment of Intermediate Resonances Using the Surface Coupling Method".
10) 1989, Rydin, Fehr, Freeman, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 59, "Conversion of the University of Virginia Reactor to Low Enrichment Fuel".
11) 1989, Ritenour, Rydin, Mulder, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 59, "The Single-Collision Thermalization Approximation for Application to Cold Neutron Moderation Problems".
12) 1988, Wilson, Rydin, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 56, "Extrapolation of Critical Rayleigh Values Using Static Nodal Integral Techniques".
13) 1987, Wilson, Rydin, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 55, "High Aspect Ratio Convection Near an Inversion Layer".
14) 1987, Wilson, Rydin, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 54, "Time- Dependent Nodal Integral Methods in Natural Convection With Dissipation".
15) 1986, Wilson, Rydin, Azmy, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 53, "Time-Dependent Nodal Integral Methods in Linear and Nonlinear Heat Conduction".
16) 1981, Robinson, Rydin, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 36, An Improved Polynomial Coarse-Mesh Method Based on Modified Finite Elements".
17) 1980, Rydin, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 35,
  Implementation of a Multigroup Coarse-Mesh RTZ Diffusion Theory Method".
18) 1979, Meerbaum, Rydin, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 31, "Verification of an Improved Xenon-Iodine Integration Method".
19) 1976, Rydin, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 24, "A Critical Evaluation of the Mu-Mode and Lambda-Mode Methods of Calculating Xenon Stability in Reactors".
20) 1976, Chiang, Benneche, Rydin, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 24, "Optimal Control of Xenon Spatial Oscillations in Reactors".
21) 1976, Rydin, Teuchert, Rutten, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 24, "Xenon Stability Analyses of Pebble-Bed HTR's Using Lambda Modes".
22) 1974, Engler, Rydin, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 19, "Accelerator Production of Medically Useful Positron-Emitting Radioisotopes".
23) 1974, Meerbaum, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 19, "An Improved Method of Integrating the Iodine-Xenon Transient Equations".
24) 1974, Beckner, Rydin, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 19, "Extension of the Modified Static Flux Tilt Method to Two Dimensions".
25) 1974, Painter, Rydin, Metcalf, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 18, "Convergence Acceleration of Inner Iterations Using a Modified Synthetic Method".
26) 1974, Beckner, Rydin, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 18, "A High Order Relationship Between Static Power Tilts and Eigenvalue Separation".
27) 1973, Rydin, Williamson, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 16, "Teaching Practical Reactor Design Methods at the Undergraduate Level".
28) 1972, Rydin, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 15, "Higher Flux Mode Effects in Xenon-Induced Spatial Power Oscillations".
29) 1970, Rydin, Burke, Moore, Seeman, Transactions of the American Society, 13, "Space-Time Kinetics Experiments and Calculations for Loosely Coupled Cores".
30) 1969, Rydin, Burke, Feiner, Seeman, Stacey, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 12, "Static Measurements Preparatory to Space-Time Kinetics Measurements in the SHA Reactor".
31) 1969, Rydin, Hooper, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 12, "Numerical Evaluation of Spatially-Dependent Dynamic Reactor Systems using Pseudorandom Signals".
32) 1968, Hooper, Rydin, Stacey, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 11, "Verification of a Xenon Spatial Stability Criterion".
33) 1968, Adams, Rydin, Stacey, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 11, "A Numerical Study of Single Channel Flux Synthesis".
34) 1967, Rydin, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 10, "Time-Synthesis -- A Study of Synthesis Modes and Weighting Functions".
35) 1967, Rydin, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, NS-14, "Design Considerations for a Semiconductor Sandwich Spectrometer".
36) 1964, Rydin, Brownell, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 7, "Threshold Foil Spectroscopy at the MITR Medical Facility"

6. Unrefereed? Publications in Journals, etc. - 5

1) 1993, Wilson, and Rydin, ANS Benchmark Problem Book (ANL-7416), "Two Dimensional Time-Dependent Heat Conduction".
2) 1980, Rydin, Science, 210, Letter, "Gamma Rays and the Concept of a Threshold Dose".
3) 1979, Rydin, Nuclear Technology, 43, Invited "Book Review of Elements of Nuclear Reactor Design," by Weisman et al.
4) 1974, Rydin, Engler, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 19, Letter, "O-15 and N-13 Production by Van De Graaff Accelerator".
5) 1973, Cress, Rydin, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 18, Letter, "Production of O-15 by Van De Graaff Accelerator".

 
7. Invited but Unrefereed Meetings with Transactions, Experts Group - 6

1) 1995, Rydin, Hosticka, Burns, Hubbard and Mulder, Proceedings of the XVIII International Meeting on Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors, Paris, France, "Followup Calculations for the UVAR LEU Conversion."
2) 1994, Farrar, Hosticka, Krause, Mulder and Rydin, Proceedings of the XVII International Meeting on Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors, Williamsburg, VA, "Experimental Evaluation of New LEU Cores in the UVAR".
3) 1992, Rydin, Proceedings of the XV International Conference on Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors, Roskilde, Denmark, "Present Status of the UVAR Conversion to LEU Fuel".
4) 1990, Hosticka, Mora, Rydin, Proceedings of the XIII International Meeting on Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors, Newport, RI, "State of the LEU Conversion Effort at the University of Virginia Reactor".
5) 1989, Rydin, Freeman, Hosticka, Mulder, Proceedings of the XII International RERTR Meeting, Berlin, Germany, "Safety Analysis for the University of Virginia Reactor LEU Conversion".
6) 1988, Rydin, Fehr, Wasserman, Freeman, Hosticka, Proceedings of the XI International RERTR Meeting, San Diego, CA, "Status of the University of Virginia Reactor Conversion to LEU Fuel".

 
8. Published National Laboratory Reports - 9

1) 1986, Rydin, Caton, BRL-TR-2715 ,Ballistics Research Laboratory, Aberdeen, MD, "The Effects of Holes and Gaps on the Neutron and Gamma Shielding of a Lined Steel Box".
2) 1976, Rydin, JUL-1351 , Kernforschungsanlage, Julich, Germany, "A Quick Computational Procedure for the Assessment of Xenon Stability in HTR Design Studies".
3) 1976, Rydin, "JUL-1272, Kernforschungsanlage, Julich, Germany, "A Critical Evaluation of the Mu-Mode and Lambda-Mode Methods of Evaluating Reactor Stability with Respect to Xenon-Induced Spatial Power Oscillations".
4) 1969, Adams, Rydin, Stacey, KAPL-3449 , Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, Schenectady, NY, "STINT Single Channel Space-Time Synthesis Codes for Time-Dependent Multidimensional Neutron Diffusion Problems"
5) 1968, Rydin, KAPL-M-6946 , Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory,Schenectady,NY, "The Application of Ternary Signals to the Numerical Evaluation of Complicated Nonlinear Dynamic System Models".
6) 1966, Rydin, EUR-2994.e , Joint Research Center, Ispra, Italy, "Resolution, Efficiency and Background Effects in Semiconductor Sandwich Fast Neutron Spectrometers".
7) 1966, Rydin, EUR-2712.e , Joint Research Center, Ispra, Italy, "Design Considerations and Calculations for a Li-6 Semiconductor Sandwich Spectrometer".
8) 1968, Rydin, EUR-2487.e , Joint Research Center, Ispra, Italy, "Efficiency of a Semiconductor Sandwich Detector in a Flux of Fission Neutrons from a Disk Source".
9) 1964, Rydin, Rasmussen, Brownell, AFCRL-64-404 , Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, "Fast Neutron Spectroscopy and Dosimetry of the MIT Reactor Medical Therapy Facility Beam".

9. Invited Seminars - 24

1) 2012, University of Virginia, Dept of Physics, "New Magic Numbers for Heavy and Superheavy Nuclei".
2) 2011, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, "Accelerator Driven Subcritical Systems".
3) 2010, Virginia Tech, "Biological Effects of Radiation.
4) 2007, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, "Monte Carlo Adjoint Shielding Methodology".
5) 1990, Paul Scherrer Institute, Wurenlingen, Switzerland, "Space Time Neutronics".
6) 1990, Polytechnical Institute of Turin, Italy, "Nodal Integral Methods in Fluids".
7) 1990, Nuclear Research Center, Karlsruhe, Germany, "Nodal Integral Methods in Fluids". 8) 1990, Joint Research Center, Ispra, Italy, "Space-Time Neutronics".
9) 1989, Nuclear Research Center, Julich, Germany, "Neutron Thermalization".
10) 1989, University of Brussels, Belgium, "Neutron Thermalization".
11) 1987, University of Brussels, Belgium, "Nodal Integral Methods in Fluids".
12) 1986, Joint Research Center, Ispra, Italy, "Nodal Integral Methods in Fluids".
13) 1983, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, "Coarse Mesh Diffusion Theory".
14) 1981, Institute for Reactor Safety , Garching, Germany, "Coarse Mesh Diffusion Theory".
15) 1980, Nuclear Research Center, Julich, Germany, "Coarse Mesh Diffusion Theory".
16) 1976, Institute for Reactor Safety, Garching, Germany, "Xenon Oscillations".
17) 1976, Nuclear Research Center, Karlsruhe, Germany, "Space-Time Kinetics".
18) 1976, University of Stuttgart, Germany, "Xenon Oscillations".
19) 1975, University of Hannover, Germany, "Xenon Oscillations". 20) 1975, Nuclear Research Center, Julich, Germany, "Xenon Oscillations".
21) 1975, Nuclear Research Center, Halden, Norway, "Xenon Oscillations".
22) 1975, Nuclear Research Center, Kjeller, Norway, Xenon Oscillations".
23) 1969, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, Pseudorandum Signals".
24) 1969, Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN, "Pseudorandum Signals".

 
10. Special Invited Seminars - 4

1) 1997, Aberdeen, MD, "The Art of Making MASH Run Successfully for a Tank Model".
2) 1995, Bad Reichenhall, Germany, "Radiation Protection Factors of a Foreign Vehicle".
3) 1994, Salisbury, England, "Shielding Analysis of  the LEOPARD2".
4) 1992, Munster, Germany, "Comparison of Monte Carlo Modeling Methodologies used by ORNL and SAIC".

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

Current Catalog Courses Taught, from the Present Backward - 18

1) APMA-205 Calculus III, 3 times
2) APMA-101 Calculus I, once
3) NE-603 Reactor Laboratory, once
4) CS-182 FORTRAN90, many times
5) NE-704, Radiation Shielding, many times, Virginia TV Course twice
6) CS-360, Scientific FORTRAN, many times
7) NE-507, Reactor Theory 1, many times, Virginia TV Course trice
8) NE-708, Reactor Theory 2, many times
9) NE-733, Reactor Design Methods, many times
10) NE-433, Reactor Design Methods, many times
11) NE-716, Neutron Transport Theory, once
12) NE-706, Nuclear Instrumentation and Control, twice
13) NE-581, Nuclear Measurements Laboratory, twice
14) NE-702, Radiation Dosimetry, once
15) NE-381, Nuclear Measurements Laboratory, many times
16) NE-382, Nuclear Engineering Laboratory, many times
17) NE-303, Reactor Theory 1, many times
18) NE-304, Reactor Theory 2, many times


SUPERVISED RESEARCH

1. PhD Production - 14

1) 1999 ; Satya Bose, "Boron Neutron Capture Therapy of Human Breast Carcinoma".
2) 1998; Thomas Burns, "A New Perturbation Theory for Subcritical Driven Systems".
3) 1997; Matt Forsbacka, "Object-Oriented Response Matrix Solution of Nuclear Reactor Fluxes".
4) 1997; Thomas Hubbard, "Boron Capture Therapy Beamport Design and Treatment Room Dosimetry".
5) 1996; Michael Woosley, "Accelerator-Driven Subcritical System Dynamics".
6) 1992; Charles Ward, "Neutron Interactions in Heterogeneous Cell Arrays".
7) 1989; Roger Ritenour, "Single Collision Neutron Thermalization".
8) 1989; James Stubbs, "Noninvasive Imaging of the GI Tract," co-advisor with Barbara Croft
9) 1987; Gary Wilson, "Nodal Integral Methods in Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer".
10) 1983; Edward Leidholdt, "Gated Cardiac Imaging," co-advisor with Denny Watson
11) 1982; Michael Robinson, "Nodal Expansion Method in Neutron Diffusion".
12) 1976; James Painter, "Synthetic Acceleration of Sn Solutions, co-advisor with Dale Metcalf
13) 1976; Albert Chiang, "Optimal Control of Xenon Oscillations".
14) 1975; William Beckner, "Relationship Between Eigenvalue Separation and Flux Tilts".

2. MS Production - 8
1) 1993; Michael Woosley, "New Intermediate Resonance Treatment".
2) 1989; David Freeman, "UVAR LEU Conversion Calculations".
3) 1989; Stuart Wasserman, "Effective Control Rod Cross Sections for the UVAR"
4) 1988; Mary Fehr, "Depletion Calculations for UVAR Conversion".
5) 1987; James Stubbs, "Principal Components of Myocardial Imaging", co-advisor with Denny Watson
6) 1979; Mitchell Meerbaum, "Method of Solving the Iodine-Xenon Equations".
7) 1979; Doreen Gridley, "Thallium Myocardial Imaging," co-advisor with Denny Watson
8) 1974; Royce Engler, "Oxygen-15 Production by Van De Graaff".

 

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