Thomas E. Blue is an Academy Professor (Emeritus) of Nuclear Engineering and the former Director of the Ohio State University Nuclear Reactor Lab (OSU NRL). He is a Fellow of the American Nuclear Society. He has 118 publications in archival journals, and over 217 in refereed proceedings. His current research interests include advanced nuclear reactor instrumentation, especially fiber optic-based sensors and semiconductor sensors, and radiation hardness testing of these sensors, as well as semiconductor power devices for space nuclear systems.