Max W. Carbon

Professor Emeritus

703 Engineering Research Building
1500 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 263-2307
Fax: (608) 263-7451
carbon@engr.wisc.edu

Primary Affiliation:
Engineering Physics

Additional Affiliations:
Nuclear Engineering


Profile Summary

Professor Carbon is a nuclear engineer with interests in the broad field of nuclear power. He began his nuclear career at the Hanford Works in 1949, where he had responsibilities for the safety of the graphite piles used to produce plutonium. He was subsequently engaged in the design of ICBM nose cones.He is a Fellow of the American Nuclear Society, and he has served on the federal Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, on the University of Chicago[UC] Special Advisory Committee for the Integral Fast Reactor [chair], on the National Nuclear Accrediting Board for the Institute for Nuclear Power Operations [INPO], on the Nuclear Safety Review and Audit Committee forthe Kewaunee Nuclear Power plant, and on the UC Special Advisory Committee for the Nuclear Technology Program at Argonne National Laboratory [chair].

Education

  • PhD 1949, Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University
  • BS 1943, Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University

Research Interests

  • nuclear reactor safety
  • nuclear power

Publications

Profile Summary

Professor Carbon is a nuclear engineer with interests in the broad field of nuclear power. He began his nuclear career at the Hanford Works in 1949, where he had responsibilities for the safety of the graphite piles used to produce plutonium. He was subsequently engaged in the design of ICBM nose cones.He is a Fellow of the American Nuclear Society, and he has served on the federal Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, on the University of Chicago[UC] Special Advisory Committee for the Integral Fast Reactor [chair], on the National Nuclear Accrediting Board for the Institute for Nuclear Power Operations [INPO], on the Nuclear Safety Review and Audit Committee forthe Kewaunee Nuclear Power plant, and on the UC Special Advisory Committee for the Nuclear Technology Program at Argonne National Laboratory [chair].


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