United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Steven Lynch

Steve Lynch is a project manager specializing in the licensing of research and test reactors in the Office Nuclear Reactor Regulation (NRC).  Currently, Mr. Lynch coordinates the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s licensing of facilities intending to produce molybdenum-99.  Mr. Lynch also supports preparations for anticipated test reactor applications for advanced reactor technologies.

Since joining the NRC in 2009, Mr. Lynch has contributed to the development of the National Source Tracking System, a computer system designed to track high-risk radioactive sources; the licensing activities supporting the restart of the North Anna Nuclear Power Plant following the August 23, 2011 Virginia earthquake; and inspection activities at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant.  Recently, Mr. Lynch lead the review of the SHINE Medical Technologies construction permit application for a first-of-a-kind facility dedicated to medical isotope production.  The construction permit, issued in February 2016, was the first issued by the NRC since 1985.

Mr. Lynch holds a Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering and Music from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Engineering from Penn State University.
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