Mr. Kenneth J. Karwoski, is the Senior Level Advisor for Steam Generator Integrity and Materials Inspection in the Division of Engineering, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), in Washington, District of Columbia (DC). His academic credentials include a Bachelors of Science degree in chemistry and a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science. Mr. Karwoski also qualified as an Engineering Officer of the Watch in the U.S. Navy’s nuclear power program. His technical background includes extensive involvement in several materials engineering issues related to safe nuclear power plant operations including welding and steam generator integrity issues. Mr. Karwoski has numerous publications and has extensive experience in making presentations to a variety of technical and public audiences, including the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards. Mr. Karwoski has been a participant in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Working Group on Welding and Special Repair Processes, the subgroup on Repair and Replacement Activities, and the Board on Nuclear Codes and Standards.