About the Author
Raymond L. Murray (Ph.D., University of Tennessee) is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Nuclear Engineering of North Carolina State University. His technical interests include reactor analysis, nuclear criticality safety, radioactive waste management, and applications of computers.
Dr. Murray studied under J. Robert Oppenheimer at the University of California at Berkeley. In the Manhattan Project of World War II, he contributed to the uranium isotope separation process at Berkeley and Oak Ridge.
In the early 1950s, he helped found the first university nuclear engineering program and the first university nuclear reactor. During his 30 years of teaching and research in reactor analysis at North Carolina State, he taught ...