Academic Genealogy

Nicholas Thompson

Ph.D, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2017

Dissertation: Neutron Cross Section Measurements Using the RPI Lead Slowing-Down Spectrometer

Nuclear Engineering and Science


1 – Dr. Yaron Danon

Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1993

Dissertation: Design and Construction of the RPI Enhanced Thermal Neutron Target and Thermal Cross Section Measurements of Rare Earth

Nuclear Engineering and Science


2 – Dr. Robert Block

Ph.D., Duke University, 1956

Dissertation: Neutron Differential Cross Sections at 90° and 180°

Nuclear Science


3 – Dr. Henry Newson

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1934

Dissertation: The Disintegration of Nitrogen and Other Light Atoms by Neutrons



4 – Dr. William Draper Harkins

Ph.D., Stanford University, 1908



5 – Dr. Robert Eccles Swain

Ph.D., Yale University, 1904



6 – Dr. Lafayette Benedict Mendel

Ph.D., Yale University, 1893

Biology & Biomedical Sciences


7 – Dr. Russel Henry Chittenden

Ph.D., Heidelberg University, 1879

Biology & Biomedical Sciences


8- Dr. Wilhelm Kuhne

Ph.D., University of Gottingen, 1856



9 – Dr. Rudolf Wagner

Ph.D., University of Wurzburg, 1826

Biology & Biomedical Sciences