Dr. John D. Randall was born in Whittier, California. He received a bachelor.s degree in engineering physics and a master.s degree in engineering science from the University of California at Berkeley in 1955 and 1956, respectively. He received his doctorate in nuclear engineering from Texas A&M University in 1965.
Dr. Randall was the Deputy Commission and the Executive Director of the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Program for the state of New York. He was a former professor of nuclear engineering at Texas A&M, where he directed the Nuclear Science Center from 1958 to 1983.
He was a fellow of the American Nuclear Society and a recipient of the Society.s Exceptional Service Award. During 1991-1992, Dr. Randall served as national chairman of the Society.s Fuel Cycle & Waste Management Division and its Honors & Awards Committee. He was also a member of the Health Physics Society.
Dr. Randall passed on December 10, 1992 at 60 years of age.
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