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Andrew Nelson


Andrew Nelson

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA

Dr. Andrew T. Nelson is a distinguished staff scientist and section head of the Nuclear Fuel Development Section at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The Nuclear Fuel Development Section is approximately 70 full time research staff and further includes numerous postdoctoral fellows, full time graduate students, and other visiting researchers. Dr. Nelson’s research interests are focused on the development and assessment of ceramic nuclear fuel forms, with an emphasis on advanced fuel systems for light water reactors. He is also active in development of dispersion and particle fuel concepts for advanced reactor applications. Dr. Nelson has held leadership roles in multiple U.S. Department of Energy nuclear material development programs. in new tab/window