Hurlbut Selected for Prestigious Radiation Industry Award

Charles (Chuck) Hurlbut, General Manager of the Eljen Technology Division of Ludlum Measurements, Inc., has been selected for the prestigious Glenn F. Knoll Radiation Instrumentation Outstanding Achievement Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Nuclear & Plasma Sciences Society, which is made up of over 100,000 scientists and engineers. This award is given to an individual in recognition of outstanding and enduring contributions to the field of radiation instrumentation.  

Chuck has a B.A. in Chemistry and an M.S. in Science Education from the University of Pennsylvania. He also did coursework in Physics at the University of California Berkeley. He started out as a chemist for Kaiser Research Foundation in Richmond, Calif. He later worked as the Vice President of Operations and manager of scintillation technology, as well as the senior chemist at Nuclear Enterprises in San Carlos, Calif. from 1968 to 1981. He moved to Ohio in 1981 where he was the manager of Organic Scintillator Technology Bicron Corporation until 1994 and then the Director of Materials Development at Epikon, Inc.  

Chuck and his wife, Priscilla, moved to Sweetwater in 1996 from Ohio to get Eljen Technology off the ground for Ludlum Measurements. Founder of Ludlum Measurements, Don Ludlum, worked on recruiting him to LMI for some time. Chuck named the new LMI business division after their two daughters, Elizabeth and Jennifer, who remained back in Ohio with their families... 


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