United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

George Apostolakis

Dr. George Apostolakis is the Head of the Nuclear Risk Research Center in Japan.  He is a professor emeritus of the Nuclear Science and Engineering Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  He is a Senior Fellow of the Garrick Institute for Risk Sciences at UCLA.  He served as a Commissioner of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) from April 23, 2010 until June 30, 2014.  From 1995 until 2010, he was a member and Chairman (2001-2002) of the statutory Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards of the NRC.  He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.  He is the recipient of the Henry DeWolf Smyth Nuclear Statesman Award from the American Nuclear Society and the Nuclear Energy Institute.

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