KENNETH ALAN VAN RIPER
BACKGROUND


CURRENT POSITIONS

Proprietor, White Rock Science:

Scientist, Radiation Safety Engineering:


FORMER POSITIONS

1996
Editor, Los Alamos Independent Press
Oversaw operations of bi-weekly free Newspaper: supervised staff; edited, wrote, and/or formated articles and other content; coordinated contributions of columnists.

1981 - 1995
Technical Staff Member, Applied Theoretical and Computational Physics (X) Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory (Computational Physics Group '81-'83, Radiation Transport Group '83 -'95)


PUBLICATIONS


POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS

1978-1981
Research Associate, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Physics Department

1976-1978
Research Associate, University of Chicago, Astronomy and Astrophysics Department


EDUCATION

1970
A. B. Cornell University, Magna Cum Laude in Physics, Cum Laude in Mathematics
1976
Ph. D. University of Pennsylvania, Physics


AFFILIATIONS

Professional
American Nuclear Society
Radiation Protection and Shielding Division
Mathematics and Computation Division
American Astronomical Society
High Energy Astrophysics Division
American Physical Society
Astrophysics Division
Computational Physics Division
Forum on Industrial & Applied Physics
International Astronomical Union

Honorary
Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Kappa Phi
Sigma Xi

Avocational
SAAB Club of North America
Los Alamos Hockey Association
New England Sonett Club

Last modified: May, 2002
Kenneth A. Van Riper / kvr@rt66.com