Leo G. LeSage

Research Program Director, Argonne National Laboratory
1997 DESA Recipient
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  • B.S. Engineering Physics, 1957

Leo G. LeSage’s more than 30 years as a researcher and program director in nuclear reactor technology is leading to long-term solutions to problems created by the 1986 Chernobyl reactor accident in the former Soviet Union.

One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times