Raymond DiSalvo joined the American Nuclear Society in 1974 and very quickly became an active and important participant in their technical conferences. He was highly respected by his colleagues for his expertise in several areas on nuclear energy such as risk assessment, human factors, and waste management. His contributions to the ANS went beyond the purely technical realm to include leadership and governance. He was very active in the ANS Nuclear Reactor Safety Division as a member of both the Program Committee and the Executive Committee.
DiSalvo, an atomic safety specialist, was part of the team that sought to control damage at the Three Mile Island plant in Pennsylvania in 1979. An expert in reactor safety, he also conducted research in ways to prevent and limit damage in toxic chemical accidents.
Raymond DiSalvo died on October 26, 1990 at the age of 44.
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