United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Dan Stout

Dan Stout is the Senior Manager, Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Technology in the Technology Innovation organization at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). He is responsible for managing the scope, schedule, budget and business planning associated with licensing up to four SMRs at TVA’s Clinch River Site in Oak Ridge, TN.

Mr. Stout has over 27 years of experience in the nuclear energy sector. He joined the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in April 2009 where he managed TVA's Federal Programs including tritium production, MOX fuel utilization and advanced modeling and simulation of light-water reactors until assuming responsibility for TVA’s SMR program in 2012.

Prior to TVA, Mr. Stout served as Director, Nuclear Fuel Recycling at the Department of Energy where he was responsible for planning and policy development regarding nuclear fuel recycling. Prior to that, from 1991 to 2006, Mr. Stout worked in the uranium enrichment industry, predominantly at USEC Inc., with responsibility for R&D, engineering, and licensing of advanced uranium enrichment technologies and facilities.

From 1985-1991 Mr. Stout served in the U.S. Navy as a nuclear submarine officer. He also served in the Naval Reserves in the Naval Special Warfare community from 1991-2007, retiring as a Commander.

Mr. Stout graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1985. He received his Masters Degree in Engineering Management from the National Technological University in 1997.

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