United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Thomas A. Gorman

Mr. Gorman has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, an MBA from Syracuse University and completed Plant Operations Certification Program (SRO Training Program) at Susquehanna Units 1 & 2.  He is the past Chairman of the BWROG Appendix R Committee and a past member of the NEI Circuit Failures Issue Task Force.  He is retired from PPL Susquehanna, LLC and is currently working for Jensen Hughes as a Technical Consultant to EPRI.  He has 38 years of design engineering experience with 35 of those years in the Electric Power Industry and 34 in the Nuclear Power Industry.  He has specialized in Appendix R post-fire safe shutdown analysis for 28 years.  He has been a contributing author to the development of the following industry documents:

  • GE-NE-T43-00002-00-03 R01, BWROG Position on the Use of SRVs and Low Pressure Systems as redundant Safe Shutdown Paths, dated August 1999.
  • GE-NE-T43-00002-00-02 R0, Generic Guidance for BWR Post-Fire Safe Shutdown Analysis, dated November of 1999.
  • NEI 00-01 Revision 2, Guidance for Post-Fire Safe Shutdown Circuit Analysis, dated June of 2009.
  • NEDO 33638, BWROG Assessment of Generic Multiple Spurious Operations (MSOs) in Post-Fire Safe Shutdown Circuit Analysis, dated June of 2011.
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