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Robert A. Day.1974 - 1984 : Headed NDE Labortory for the GE Fst Breeder Reactor Department. Worked on reactor related NDT applications. Received three patents on transducer manufacturing techniques. Winner of the 1981 Engineering Award for Technical Achievement in Materials, Manufacturing, and Quality Engineering from the Power Systems Sector of General Electric Co.1984 - Present : Engineer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Developed ultrasonic inspection techniques for the proposed US geological reactor spent fuel repository at Yucca Mountain. Developed a 1 GHz acoustic microscope for use on integrated circuit applications. Invented new acoustic emission transducer which could withstand the intense light pulse associated with Nova laser (biggest laser in the world) to help diagnose lens cracking problem. Second Sound: Consultancy providing expertise to major and minor organizations on ultrasonics, NDE robotics, and fixturing design service. Clients include GE and HP.Robert A. Day is a registered Professional Engineer in California (QU - 1129).
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