Glenn E. Sjoden

Dr Glenn Sjoden is the Chief Scientist, Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC), Florida, USA. AFTAC operates and maintains the U.S. Atomic Energy Detection System.  He is the principal adviser to the commander on scientific and technical matters relating to AFTAC’s mission and to its relationships with national and international organizations.

Dr Sjoden’s experience spans a range of science and engineering applications, having served as technical director, nuclear research officer, professor, lead design engineer, and licensed engineering consultant.

From 2010 to 2014, he served as a tenured professor of Nuclear and Radiological Engineering in the George W. Woodruff School, Georgia Institute of Technology, as a Joint Faculty with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and as the Director of Georgia Tech’s Radiological Science and Engineering Laboratory. Prior to this, he served as a faculty member of the University of Florida in Nuclear and Radiological Engineering as the UF Florida Power & Light Endowed Term Professor for Nuclear Power Research

During his 20-year military career, he served as an Air Force nuclear research officer, retiring in 2004 as a lieutenant colonel.

Dr Sjoden is an expert in high performance computing and deterministic and Monte Carlo radiation transport, and the principal developer of the PENTRAN 3-D parallel deterministic radiation transport code.


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