United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Carol Nove

Carol Nove holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Materials Science & Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.  Her degrees were focused on nondestructive evaluation (NDE) of materials using ultrasonic and optical methods. Additionally, over the years, she has trained in and has extensive experience using a variety of NDE methods and equipment.   Prior to joining the NRC, she worked as a Materials Engineer in the Welding & NDE Branch at the Carderock Division Naval Surface Warfare Center from 1987 to 1996, as a Senior Research Engineer in the NDE Technology Team at Edison Welding Institute from 1996 to 1998 and, as a Materials Research Engineer in the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory from 1998 to 2001.  Ms. Nove joined the NRC staff in 2007.  From 2007-2011, she performed technical reviews in the area of NDE relating to nuclear reactor pressure vessels & piping systems as a Materials Engineer in the Piping and NDE Branch of the Division of Component Integrity (DCI) of the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation (NRR) of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).  Since 2011, Ms. Nove has served as a Materials Engineer in the Component Integrity Branch (CIB) of the Division of Engineering (DE) of the Office of Research (RES).  Ms. Nove is engaged in managing NDE programs at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in addition to providing NDE-related support across the agency.  She participates in several ASME Code Committees including the Section XI Working Group on Procedure Qualification and Volumetric Examination as well as the Task Group on Stainless Steel, Task Group on Appendix VIII, and the Task Group on Alternate NDE for Repair/Replace Activities.
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