Emma Wong is a Senior Technical Leader in the Long Term Operations (LTO) Program within the Nuclear Sector at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). The LTO Program’s objective is to develop the comprehensive technical bases for plant license renewals and safe operations during the period of extended operations. Her key responsibilities are focused on LTO project leadership and coordination for metal materials, concrete structures, and electrical cables aging management research. Emma is the key interface with the U.S. Department of Energy Light Water Reactor Sustainability Program, Nuclear Regulatory Commission Research, the Nuclear Energy Institute, industry members, and other national and international organizations for aging management research.
Emma joined EPRI in 2017. Prior to joining EPRI, she worked at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for 9 years where she held roles as a Chemical Engineer Technical Reviewer, Storage and Transportation Project Manager, and Acting Branch Chief. She was responsible for various areas focused on operating reactors, dry storage, and transportation, generic communications, rulemaking, licensing program improvements, and she interfaced with industry and other governmental agencies.
Prior to working for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Emma worked for the Army Research Laboratory as a Research Engineer. She was primarily responsible for system design and fabrication of composite batteries.
Emma holds a B.S. and an M.S. Chemical Engineering Degrees from the University of Michigan and the University of California San Diego respectively.
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