United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Kevin Crowley

Kevin D. Crowley is senior board director of the Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board (NRSB) at the National Research Councíl-National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC. He is responsible for managing the NRSB's work on nuclear safety and security, radioactive-waste management and environmental cleanup, and radiation health effects. He is also the principal investigator for a long-standing cooperative agreement between the National Academy of Sciences and the U.S. Department of Energy to provide scientific support for the Radiation Effects Research Foundation in Hiroshima, Japan. Dr. Crowley's professional interests and activities focus on safety, security, and technical efficacy of nuclear and radiation-based technologies. He has directed over 20 National Research Council studies on these and other topics, including Safety and Security of Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage (2004,2006); Going the Distance? The Safe Transport of Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radíoactíve Waste in the United Sfafes (2006); Medical lsotope Production without Highly Enriched Uraníum (2009); America's Energy Future: Technology and Transformation (2009); and Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants (in progress). Before joining the National Academies staff in 1993, Dr. Crowley held teaching/research positions at Miami University of Ohio, the University of Oklahoma, and the U.S. Geologícal Survey. He holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees, both in geology, from Princeton University.

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