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Dr. George H. Miley is Professor of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering and Electrical/Computer Engineering at the U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is also director of the Fusion Studies Laboratory. Apart from these, he is the founder and President of a small company, NPL Associates, Inc., which provides consultancy in alternate energy problems.
He is internationally recognized for his research contributions in various areas of nuclear energy ranging from fusion science/technology to radiation sources and direct radiation energy conversion.
Dr. Miley is a Fellow member of the ANS, APS, and IEEE, and Associate Fellow of the AIAA. He received a variety of awards for research including the Preparata Medal 2006-2007 for his pioneering research in condensed matter nuclear science; 2006 Integrity in Research Award for fusion research,; 2004 ANS Radiation and Isotopes Research Award; 2003 IEEE Fusion Technology Award; 1996 Edward Teller Medal for ICF research; and the 1993 ANS Fusion Energy Achievement Award. He is a Guggenheim Fellow and has held a senior NATO Fellowship.
He is the immediate past Chairperson of the ANS Isotopes and Radiation Division and prior chairperson of the ANS Aerospace Nuclear Science and Technology Group. In addition, Dr. Miley is the founding editor of the ANS Journal, Fusion Science and Technology and emeritus editor of two Cambridge University Press journals: Laser and Particle Beams, and Journal of Plasma Physics.
He has authored/co-authored 3 books and over 350 journal and meeting publications and reports. Dr Miley holds 9 patents and has served as an advisor for over 56 Ph.D. theses and 37 MS theses.