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Steven Biegalski

Georgia Institute of Technology


Steven Biegalski is the Chair of the Nuclear and Radiological Engineering and Medical Physics Program at Georgia Institute of Technology. He has three degrees in nuclear engineering from the University of Maryland, University of Florida, and the University of Illinois, respectively. Early in his career, Dr. Biegalski was the Director of Radionuclide Operations at the Center for Monitoring Research. In this position, Dr. Biegalski led international efforts to develop and implement radionuclide effluent monitoring technologies.  This work supported both US national capabilities and international treaties. Dr. Biegalski was a faculty member at The University of Texas at Austin for 15 years and held the position of Reactor Director for The University of Texas at Austin TRIGA reactor for over a decade. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles, three book chapters, and has advised 25 Ph.D. students to graduation. Dr. Biegalski holds Professional Engineering licenses in the states of Texas and Virginia. He is the recent past-Chair of the Nuclear Engineering Department Heads Organization.