Rose A Montgomery
Research and Development Staff Member
Rose has more than 20 years of professional experience working and leading in the fields of fissile material and spent fuel packaging design and testing, commercial nuclear fuel assembly design and testing, fuel rod and assembly performance prediction, post-irradiation examinations, mechanical and thermal analysis and simulation. Currently Rose is a research and development staff member at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), providing technical support for nuclear energy-related fuel mechanical and thermal investigations with a particular focus on storage and transportation of spent nuclear fuel. Prior to joining ORNL, Rose worked throughout the commercial nuclear industry for utilities, fuel vendors, waste management companies, cask development companies, and as a consultant. Rose is a registered Professional Engineer (TN), holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Carolina, and has spent many additional hours studying in the fields of nuclear engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, and fine arts (painting).