United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Jacob Philip

Jacob Philip is a Senior Civil/Geotechnical Engineer in the Office of Research, US NRC. He has been with the NRC for the last 35 years and previously worked in private consulting engineering firms for 13 years. In the NRC he authored safety evaluation reports (SER’s) for the foundation design of several nuclear power plants and the stability of uranium tailings dams and impoundments. He managed research on the long-term performance of soil and cementitious engineered barriers for waste disposal, rock mass stability for the Yucca Mountain project, mechanistic modeling of concrete and cementitious waste forms, and authored several Regulatory Guides for the design and construction of nuclear power plants. He currently manages the research project, “Structural Performance of NPP Concrete Structures Affected by Alkali-Aggregate Reaction (ASR).” Mr. Philip has a BS in Physics and Mathematics, and a BS and MS in Civil Engineering. He is a licensed professional engineer (PE) in the State of Maryland.
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