Prof. James Baciak


CVT Investigator

University of Florida



Dr. James E. Baciak (Ph.D., 2004) is a Florida Power & Light Professor and the Director of the Nuclear Engineering Program at the University of Florida. His expertise areas include detector development and radiation measurements, particularly for nuclear security and non-destructive examination (medical and industrial) applications. He has received funding from the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Department of Homeland Security, National Nuclear Security Administration, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, and industry sponsors. He is also a co-developer and instructor of the Nuclear Security Summer School at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, and is the Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect for the American Nuclear Society Scholarship Policy and Coordination Committee.