United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

John Kelly

Dr. John E Kelly is Vice-President/President Elect of the American Nuclear Society.  He retired from the Department of Energy at the end of 2017 after spending over 7 years at DOE.  He was the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Reactor Technologies for most of his tenure at DOE.

Prior to joining the Department of Energy in 2010, Dr. Kelly spent 30 years at Sandia National Laboratories where he was engaged in a broad spectrum of research programs in nuclear reactor safety, advanced nuclear energy technology, and national security.

Dr. Kelly received his B.S. in nuclear engineering from the University of Michigan in 1976 and his Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1980.
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