Kansas State University


Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering Department

Shultis Honored


The American Nuclear Society has selected J. Kenneth Shultis, professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering at Kansas State University, to receive the 2013 Rockwell Lifetime Achievement Award.

He was cited for his “numerous contributions over the last 50 years to the practice of shielding, shielding analyses, skyshine methodology and computer algorithms; the education of students through teaching and research; the training of professionals through short courses; the publication of textbooks and technical articles; and service to the profession.”

J. Kenneth Shultis, recipient of the 2013 Rockwell Lifetime Achievement Award

Shultis joined the College of Engineering faculty in 1969 and is currently program director for the nuclear engineering program. His research and scholarship areas include Monte Carlo detector analysis, inverse problems, remote sensing, transport theory and radiative transfer, risk analysis, radiation protection and shielding, numerical analysis, radiological assessment and utility power analysis.

He holds both a master’s degree and a doctorate degree in nuclear science and engineering from the University of Michigan, as well as a bachelor’s degree in engineering physics from the University of Toronto.

By Mary Rankin

4 thoughts on “Shultis Honored
  1. Congratulations, Dr. Shultis. It is great to see your expertise acknowledged with this achievement award. Your instruction to me has served me well for many years. Thank you!

  2. Hi Doc…Congratulations on your honor.
    I’m still at the Idaho National Lab. Doing Control System Security Training…

    Jerry BSNE 1973

Comments are closed.