United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Toyoshi Fuketa

Dr. Toyoshi Fuketa started his career as a research engineer at the Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute (JAERI) in 1987 after he obtained his Ph. D in mechanical engineering science from Tokyo Institute of Technology. He engaged in extensive nuclear safety research programs and, in particular, performed various experiments regarding reactor fuel behavior under reactivity-initiated accident, loss-of-coolant accident and severe accident conditions.  Before joining the NRA, he was in charge of management of regulatory research programs regarding thermal hydraulics, plant aging, and fuel safety as a Deputy Director General of Nuclear Safety Research Center at the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA).
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