United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Carol Nove

Carol Nove holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Materials Science & Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.  Her degrees were focused on nondestructive evaluation (NDE) of materials using ultrasonic and optical methods. Additionally, over the years, Carol has trained in and has extensive experience using a variety of NDE methods and equipment.   Prior to joining the NRC, she worked as a Materials Engineer in NDE-related positions at the Carderock Division Naval Surface Warfare Center in Annapolis, MD, at Edison Welding Institute in Columbus, OH and at the Air Force Research Laboratory in Dayton, OH.  She is currently a Senior Materials Engineer in the Office of Research with responsibilities for NDE and ISI related research conducted by NRC as well as managing activities conducted under cooperative agreements with the Electric Power Research Institute and the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN).  Prior to joining RES, Carol was a Materials Engineer in the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation where she had technical review responsibility for NDE relating to nuclear reactor pressure vessels & piping systems.  Carol participates in several ASME Code Committees including the Section XI Working Group on Procedure Qualification and Volumetric Examination as well as the Task Group on Stainless Steel, Task Group on Appendix VIII, and the Task Group on Alternate NDE for Repair/Replace Activities.
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