United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Stewart L. Magruder

Mr. Magruder is the Chief of the Small Modular Reactors (SMR) Licensing Branch 1 in the Office of New Reactors.  His responsibilities include developing the regulatory infrastructure for expected applications related to the design, construction, and operation of SMRs.  He joined the NRC in 1989 as an inspector in the Vendor Inspection Branch in the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation (NRR).  He has served as the Deputy Director of the Office of Enforcement; Chief of the MOX Branch in the Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards; and as a project manager for several activities in NRR including: risk-informed initiatives, the ABB-CE System 80+ design certification, the CE Owners Group, and the Nuclear Energy Institute. 

Prior to joining the NRC, he was a U.S. Navy Nuclear Submarine Officer and a mechanical design engineer for Westinghouse Electric Corporation.

Mr. Magruder received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Johns Hopkins University.

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