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Frank H. Ruddy Receives Top ASTM International Award for Contributions to Nuclear Committee

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ASTM International presented its top annual award – the Award of Merit – to Frank H. Ruddy, president of Ruddy Consulting, for his contributions to the nuclear technology and applications committee (E10). 

The prestigious award, which includes the accompanying title of fellow, is ASTM’s highest recognition for distinguished service and outstanding participation in ASTM International committee activities. Ruddy was honored for his significant and long-standing contributions to standards development in nuclear technology. 

An ASTM International member since 1978, Ruddy also received the Award of Appreciation from the committee in 1991, 1994, 1997, and 2000. 

He has served in his current position since 2009, having previously held positions at Hanford Engineering Development Laboratory and Westinghouse Research & Development Center before founding his consulting company. Ruddy has also held positions at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and Washington State University.

Ruddy holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Clark University, a master’s degree in nuclear chemistry from Washington University, and a doctorate in nuclear chemistry from Simon Fraser University. In addition to ASTM International, he is also a member of the Institute for Electronics and Electrical Engineering (IEEE) and Materials Research Society.

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