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Robert A. Dannels

Information regarding the Robert A. Dannels Scholarship can be found on the Pittsburgh Local Section Web site.

Robert (Bob) A. Dannels is praised for both his personal and professional achievements. Despite being confined to a wheelchair since the age of twelve, Bob studied physics at Carnegie Mellon University and joined Westinghouse in 1957. Initially he specialized in lattice physics, Monte Carlo computations, and nuclear data. He later became Manager of Nuclear Safety Methods Development and served for two years as Director of Organization Development of the PWR Systems Division at Westinghouse. Bob was one of the first members of the Cross Section Evaluation Working Group at Brookhaven National Laboratory and served briefly as Director of the BNL National Neutron Cross Section Center. He was an ANS Fellow and past Chair of both the ANS Mathematics & Computation Division and the ANS Reactor Physics Division. Robert A. Dannels died in December 1981.

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