United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Travis Tate

Travis Tate is currently chief, Criticality, Shielding, and Risk Assessment Branch, Division of Spent Fuel Management (DSFM), NMSS, and has been in this role since October 2016.  Prior to this position, Travis served in various supervisory positions in NRR including branch chief in the Division of Operating Reactor Licensing (DORL) from September 2013 to October 2016; chief of the Accident Dose Branch, Division of Risk Assessment, from November 2009 to September 2013; and chief of the Program Operations Branch, Division of License Renewal, from August 2008 to November 2009.

Travis joined the NRC in January 2001 as a NRR Project Manager (PM) and served in this role until January 2006.  He transitioned to technical assistant (TA) in the Division of Component Integrity, NRR, in December 2005 and to the position of TA to the Associate Director for Engineering and Safety Systems, NRR, in April 2006.  Prior to joining the NRC, Travis was employed as a staff nuclear engineer with Science Applications International Corporation in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, where he provided nuclear facility safety analysis, transportation package safety analysis, and nuclear criticality safety analysis support for various U.S. Department of Energy facilities.

Mr. Tate was selected to the NRC Leadership Potential Program class of 2009 and received the Meritorious Service Award for EEO Excellence in May 2012.  Mr. Tate graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with a Bachelors of Science in Nuclear Engineering in 1992.
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