Hans K. Fauske earned the D.Sc. degree from the Norwegian Institute of Technology in 1963. He has published more than two hundred scientific articles in the areas of reactor safety and multiphase flow application and has served as a consultant to the U.S. Advisory Committee in Reactor Safeguards and the President's Commission on the accident at Three Mile Island. He now consults for domestic and foreign corporations in the chemical and nuclear industries. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Multiphase Flow, a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and a Fellow of the American Nuclear Society. He received one of the first University of Chicago awards for Distinguished Performance at the Argonne National Laboratory and in 1982 he became the third recipient of the Tommy Thompson Award, the highest honor the American Nuclear Society gives in the field of reactor safety.