United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Mirela Gavrilas

Mirela Gavrilas joined the NRC in 2004 and worked on thermal-hydraulics and severe accident issues, as well as on a novel approach to probabilistic safety margins.  Since 2006, she has been serving as branch chief in the Division of Safety Analysis and the Division of Engineering in the Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research.  In 2009 and 2013, Mirela rotated for several months as branch chief in the Division of Component Integrity and as acting deputy director for research and test reactors in the Division of Policy and Rulemaking in the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.  Prior to joining the agency, Mirela served on the University of Maryland faculty.  She received her undergraduate degree in nuclear engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park and her Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from M.I.T.  She is the author of record of the article on Nuclear Energy in the World Book Encyclopedia.
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