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Irradiation Engineering Group

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The Irradiation Engineering (IE) Group designs, fabricates, and builds irradiation capsules to support characterization of fluence-resistant structural materials and improved nuclear fuel for customers within the US Department of Energy, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Department of Defense, and other government and private organizations. The IE Group provides an important combination of advanced analytical analysis, experiment development, and hands-on fabrication skills. This includes thermal, structural, and neutronic design, management of fabrication and irradiation processes, and hands-on support to the experiment execution workflow.


Group Leader/Senior R&D Staff Irradiation Engineer
Richard Howard