United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Clive Townsend

Olive Townsend serves as the Nuclear Reactor Supervisor and Assistant Laboratory Director at the Purdue University Reactor Number One, Indiana's only nuclear reactor.  He has lead the initiative at the small 10 kW reactor to implement the nation's first all digital instrumentation and control system.  With a full license to be granted in the summer of 2018, the digital safety and control system will be used to education and develop the next generation of nuclear engineers.  In addition to his role as the reactor supervisor, Clive enjoys spending time at his family cattle ranch in Montana and refereeing football and basketball.
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