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Prof. George H. Miley
local time: 2017-06-27 07:02 (-05:00 DST)
Prof. George H. Miley About
World Science Database Profile
Professor Emeritus of Nuclear Engineering
Interests: Cold Fusion

Professor of Nuclear and Electrical Engineering at the University of Illinois and Fusion Studies Lab Director (http://fsl.ne.uiuc.edu/) from 1975 to the present, has also been a consultant for Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, Livermore, CA ? Argonne National Laboratory, Fusion Power Division ? Los Alamos National Laboratory ? Dept. of Energy, Idaho Operations Office ? and Clean Energy Technologies. Recently, George has been researching plasma focus fusion, a new and exciting form of hot fusion and presented the results at STAIF, the Space Technologies Applications Information Forum. Paul Koloc and Eric Lerner will also join a panel discussion with George on the expectations for this energy technology.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Fusion systems
  • Plasma engineering
  • Reactor kinetics
  • High voltage technology
  • Nuclear pumped lasers
  • Direct energy conversion
  • Hydrogen energy production
  • Low energy nuclear reactions in solids.

EDUCATION:

  • B.S. Chemical Engineering Carnegie Tech. 1955
  • M.S. Chemical Engineering University of Michigan 1956
  • Ph.D. Chem/Nuc Engineering University of Michigan 1959

ACADEMIC POSITIONS HELD:

  • Assistant Professor - University of Illinois, 1961 - 1964
  • Associate Professor - University of Illinois, 1964 - 1967
  • Professor, Nuclear and Electrical Eng. - University of Illinois, 1967 - Present

MAJOR CONSULTING ACTIVITIES:

  • Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, Livermore, CA
  • Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL -Fusion Power Division-Environmental Assessment Div.
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Dept. of Energy, Idaho Operations Office
  • Clean Energy Technologies

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS (field, location, date):

  • Registered Professional Engineer, Nuclear Engineering, CA, 1975 -

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Senior NATO Fellow, National Science Foundation, 1994-95
  • Edward Teller Medal, 1995
  • Fellow, American Nuclear Society
  • Fellow, American Physical Society
  • Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
  • IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Science Award in Fusion Technology, 2003
  • ANS - Radiation Science and Technology Award, 2004

Previous address: 555 N. Kensington Ave., La Grange Park, IL 60525, 708-352-6611