United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Mary Drouin

Ms. Drouin is a Senior Program Manager/Advisor in the Division of Risk Analysis, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, where she provides technical leadership for a variety of PRA issues. Her current assignments focus on defining the technical acceptability of PRA for current operating reactors, new advanced LWRs, and advanced non-LWRs, with emphasis on regulatory applications and policy issues. She continues to be the NRC lead in supporting the development of PRA standards. Before joining the NRC, Ms. Drouin held various consulting positions and has been a major player in development of PRA methods. She has been the project manager and technical lead on numerous U.S. PRAs, she was the Level 1 technical lead on the NUREG-1150 landmark study. Considering her combined experience with the NRC and as a consultant, Ms. Drouin has either worked on or reviewed every PRA for every U.S. nuclear power plant. She has developed PRA guidelines and has taught PRA course at major universities, the NRC, nuclear utilities, and foreign regulators. She has also interacted on the international level. She has chaired international PRA committees, and has worked with IAEA, and interacted with numerous foreign regulators. Ms. Drouin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas.

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