United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Samuel S. Lee

Samuel Lee has been with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for 23 years and currently serves as Chief of Licensing Branch 2 in NRC’s Office of New Reactors (NRO). Licensing Branch 2 is responsible for managing two design certifications (DCs), the US-APWR DC and the APR1400 DC, and one combined license application (COLA), the South Texas Project Units 3 and 4 COLA.  He previously served as Chief of the Balance of Plant and Fire Protection Branch in NRO.  He has also worked in NRC’s Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, Office for Analysis and Evaluation of Operational Data, Region III, Office of the Executive Director of Operations, and former Chairman Dale Klein’s office.  Mr. Lee’s work experience includes technical review, inspection, licensing, probabilistic risk assessment, rulemaking, assessing reactor operating experience, and advising policy development.  He has also spent nine months in South Korea as an NRC foreign assignee to the Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety (KINS) to assess the KINS review of the APR1400 reactor design.

In addition, Mr. Lee has taught applied statistics for over 14 years, mostly as a member of the adjunct faculty at the George Washington University Graduate School of Business.

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