Steve Skutnik’s research focuses on issues pertaining to the nuclear fuel cycle, including management of radioactive wastes, advanced nuclear fuel cycles, and safeguards systems for nuclear fuel cycle facilities.
Nuclear Science & Security Experts
Lee Dodds is a world-renown expert on energy production and safety, with a particular expertise in nuclear energy.
Steve Zinkle is the Governor’s Chair for Nuclear Materials whose research investigates the effect of radiation on materials in fission and fusion nuclear reactors.
Brian Wirth is the Governor’s Chair for Nuclear Engineering whose research investigates the performance of nuclear fuels and structural materials in nuclear environments.
William Weber is an internationally recognized leader and expert on the interaction of nuclear radiation and charged particle beams with solids.
Jindong Tan combines biology and robotics in pursuit of artificially intelligent systems.
Jason Hayward’s research focuses on radiation detection, radioactive cleanup, and nuclear nonproliferation work and development.
Howard Hall is the Governor’s Chair for Global Nuclear Security and is a nuclear chemist who explores ways to detect and control illicit radioactive materials.
Loeffler is an environmental microbiologist whose research centers on discovering ways to clean the environment, counter the damage humans do to ecosystems, and improve environmental health.
Brandon Prins is a professor of political science whose research focuses on the relationship between domestic politics, international relations, and militarized conflict.