United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Michelle Flanagan Bales

Michelle Bales has been with the NRC for over 11 years, predominantly working in the Office of Regulatory Research.  She has a bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and a masters in Nuclear Engineering, with a focus on nuclear materials. She has been responsible for multiple experimental programs investigating the behavior of high burnup, irradiated fuel. One of these programs, conducted at Oak Ridge National Lab, has focused on irradiated fuel properties important to spent fuel storage and transportation.  The Oak Ridge experimental program will be the focus of her presentation today.
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