United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Mary Drouin

Ms. Drouin is a Senior Program Manager/Advisor in the Division of Risk Analysis, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission – where she provides technical leadership for a variety of PRA issues.  Her assignments focus on defining the technical acceptability of PRA for current operating reactors, new advanced LWRs, and advanced non-LWRs, with emphasis on regulatory applications and policy issues.  She is the NRC lead in supporting the development of PRA standards.  Before joining the NRC, Ms. Drouin held consulting positions and was a significant contributor to the development of PRA methods.  She has been the project manager and technical lead on numerous U.S. PRAs.  She was the Level 1 technical lead on the NUREG-1150 landmark study.  Given her combined experience with the NRC and as a consultant, Ms. Drouin has either participated on or reviewed every PRA for every U.S. nuclear power plant.  She has developed PRA guidelines and has taught PRA courses at major universities, the NRC, nuclear utilities, and for foreign regulators.  She has chaired international PRA committees, worked with IAEA, and interacted with numerous foreign regulators.  Ms. Drouin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas.

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