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Roy A. Axford

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Roy A. Axford

Professor Emeritus

As the first person in the United States to earn a degree in nuclear engineering, Professor Axford's research interests include Mathematical Systems Theory, Hydrodynamic Stability, and Optimal Nuclear Fuel Management. After earning his degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he went on to help design MIT's nuclear reactor as well as become a nuclear engineer.