Max Carbon is Professor Emeritus of Nuclear Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he chaired the Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics Department and its predecessor Program from 1958 to 1992. After graduation with a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University in 1949, he worked for the General Electric Company at the Hanford Works and for the Avco Manufacturing Corporation before joining the University. He is a Fellow of the American Nuclear Society, and has previously served on the Congressionally established Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, on the University of Chicago Special Advisory Committee for the Integral Fast Reactor, on the National Nuclear Accrediting Board of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations, and on the Nuclear Safety Review and Audit Committee for the Kewaunee Nuclear Power Plant. He currently chairs the University of Chicago Special Advisory Committee for the Nuclear Technology Program at Argonne National Laboratory.
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