United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Jean-Christophe Niel

Jean‐Christophe Niel was appointed Executive Director for Operations of the ASN effective January 15, 2007. Dr. Niel Graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique (1980) and has a doctorate in Theoretical Physics (University of Paris VI, 1990). Dr. Niel has carried out various duties in the field of nuclear safety and radiation protection. From 1991 to 1995, at ASN he was in charge of the control of the fuel cycle, radioactive waste and control facilities. From 1995 to 2005, he held high level positions at the Institute of Radioprotection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN), notably Head of the department of nuclear safety assessment.

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