More than 45 years’ experience in the commercial nuclear power industry in the areas of nuclear power plant system design, and nuclear reactor regulation. Extensive knowledge and experience in the siting, design licensing and operation of nuclear reactors. Areas of experience include:
- Engineering Management
- Nuclear Power Plant Configuration Control
- Regulatory Oversight and Inspection of Nuclear Reactors
- Vendor Inspection Program
- Part 21 Reporting
- Review of License Applications and Amendments
- Part 50 and 52 Licensing Processes
- Part 52 ITAAC Closure and Maintenance Process
- License Renewal and Power Uprates
- Design of Nuclear Reactor Structures, Systems and Components
- ASME and IEEE Codes and Standards
Developed and conducted US Nuclear Regulatory Commission sponsored workshops for regulatory bodies as part of the International Regulatory Development Partnership (IRDP), which has included IRDP member countries Vietnam, Thailand, Kenya, Tanzania, Armenia, Romania and Indonesia. Presented courses on Site Application Reviews, Fundamentals of Reactor Safety, Fundamentals Nuclear Reactor Regulations, and Nuclear Executive Workshops.
Under contract with ASME, co-authored ASME STP-NU-072, “Small Modular Reactor Roadmap”.
Extensive and in depth knowledge of the following ASME codes: Section III, “Rules for Construction of Nuclear Facility Components”, Section XI, “Inservice Inspections”, “Operation and Maintenance Code”, and NQA-1, “Quality Assurance for Nuclear Facilities”.
Developed and conducted a two-week training course for the USNRC on industry Codes and Standards.
As an ASME member developed and presented a four-day course on Section III of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, “Rules for Construction of Nuclear Facility Components”, and serves as the Chair for the Special Working Group on Regulatory Interface.
While under contract with CORDEL prepared a document outlining recommended practices for establishment of Design Authority and Design Change Management; titled “Design Knowledge and Design Change Management in The Operation of Nuclear Fleets”
ASME continuing education course work, including Fracture Mechanics, Non Destructive Examination, Welding, and Inservice Inspections.
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1969
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, 1965