United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

John Monninger

Mr. Monninger is the Director of the Division of Safety Systems, Risk Assessment, and Advanced Reactors in NRC’s Office of New Reactors.  He manages NRC’s programs responsible for the licensing reviews of new and advanced reactors in the areas of safety systems, probabilistic risk assessment, design basis and severe accidents, core physics, and core thermal hydraulics.  He directs technical support and expertise for special projects, programs, and policy activities; and develops and implements policies and guidance for the use of probabilistic risk assessment and associated analyses in regulatory decision making for new and advanced reactors.  He oversees NRC’s advanced reactors program and the development of policy for all activities involving the licensing of new and advanced reactor nuclear power plants. He has more than 29 years of nuclear regulatory experience including licensing, inspection, and research, covering both nuclear reactor safety, and nuclear materials and waste safety.
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