John Hubbell received his B.S.E. in engineering physics from the University of Michigan in 1940. He earned his M.S. in physics from the University of Michigan in 1950. Hubbell was hired by Ugo Fano to work in the National Bureau of Standards (NBS, now the National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST) Nuclear Physics Section of the Atomic and Radiation Physics Division in 1951.
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Research interests: photon (X-ray and gamma-ray) cross sections; energy absorption coefficients and transport data: evaluation, theoretical calculations and critical compilations used in medicine, engineering, space applications and other disciplines