Eugen Glueckauf FRS (9 April 1906, Berlin – 12 September 1981, Oxford) was a German-born British expert on nuclear power.
Glueckauf received his doctorate in 1932 from the Technische Hochschule, Berlin. On 1 April 1933 he was fired from his research because of his Jewish heritage. Shortly thereafter he escaped from the Nazis to London. There, he was able to find work as a research assistant to Friedrich Paneth, Imperial College, London (1934–39). Thereafter, he held the following positions:
Research associate, University of Durham, 1939–47
Mackinnon Research Student of the Royal Society, 1942–44
Group-leader and later Branch-head in Chemistry Division, Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell, 1947–71
Consultant to AERE, 1971–81
In addition to over 100 scholarly articles, he published Atomic Energy Waste in 1961; it became a standard reference. He contributed in the fields of micro-gas analysis of atmospheric gases, theory of ion exchange and chromatography, radio chemistry, electrolyte solution chemistry. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1969.