Edward Ronald Siciliano


Lieber Memorial Teaching Associate Award (1973)
Indiana University Bloomington
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Physics


Edward R. Siciliano received his B.A. in Physics from the University of Connecticut in 1970. He then earned his M.S. in 1973, and his Ph.D. in 1976 in Physics from Indiana University.

Siciliano joined the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in 2001 as a Senior Scientist with 27 years of applied mathematics and physics experience in basic and applied science covering a broad range of topics. Recent professional experience includes Monte Carlo simulation of radiation & mass transport, technical support for safety analyses involving sparse or indirect experimental data and expert judgement, technical decision analyses, flammable gas systems analyses using applied fluid dynamics, data quality assurance and causal relation analyses using a hybrid approach of traditional regression and correlation methods together with intelligent algorithms; and technical oversight of various national expert teams investigating flammable gas issues at Hanford.

Previous professional experience includes research & development in the fields of nuclear, plasma, & particle beam physics, with over 59 open literature publications; teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, including the supervision of research at the Masters, Ph.D., and Postdoctoral levels; and public service as technical consultant and board member for local County Council on issues of municipal water and solid waste.