Elda Emma Anderson Photo

Elda Emma Anderson

Born: Oct 5, 1899

Death: Apr 17, 1961

Birthplace: United States of America

Nationality: United States

Elda Emma Anderson

Date of Birth : Oct 5, 1899
Date of Death : Apr 17, 1961
Birth Place : United States of America

Elda Emma Anderson was an American physicist and health researcher. During World War II, she worked on the Manhattan Project at Princeton University and the Los Alamos Laboratory, where she prepared the first sample of pure uranium-235 at the laboratory. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, she became professor of physics at Milwaukee-Downer College in 1929. After the war, she became interested in health physics. She worked in the Health Physics Division of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and established the professional certification agency known as the American Board of Health Physics.

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