Dr. Germina Ilas is a Senior Research and Development Staff in the Nuclear Energy and Fuel Cycle Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). She earned a Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta and an M.S. in Engineering Physics from University of Bucharest. Before joining ORNL in 2004, her work experience included a post-doctoral appointment with Georgia Institute of Technology and research staff positions in Romania, at the Institute for Semiconductor Materials in Bucharest and the Institute of Nuclear Energy Reactors in Pitesti. Her primary research interests include depletion analysis, reactor analysis and design, spent fuel characterization and source terms, code validation and uncertainty assessment. Professional activities include serving as reviewer for technical journals (Annals of Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Nuclear Science and Engineering, Nuclear Technology) and chair of the SFCOMPO Technical Review Group.