United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Michael Scott

Michael Scott has over 40 years experience in the nuclear power and related industries.  A licensed professional engineer in nuclear engineering, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and Engineering Physics from the U.S. Naval Academy, and a Master of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.  His professional career has included service in the nuclear navy, work as an evaluator of technical support at commercial nuclear plants for the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO), first-line technical management positions at Carolina Power and Light Company's Robinson Nuclear Plant, and work as a licensing manager for Duke Engineering and Services, Inc., on the Yucca Mountain Project.

Since joining the NRC in 2001, his assignments have included Branch Chief for Technical Support on the staff of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards and the Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste; and Chief of the Safety Issues Resolution Branch in the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, responsible for all activities addressing Generic Safety Issue 191, Pressurized Water Reactor Sump Performance.  Since his selection in 2011 for the Senior Executive Service, he has been assigned as Deputy Director of the Division of Systems Analysis in the Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research; Deputy Director, then Director, of the Division of Reactor Projects in NRC's Region I; and his current position as Director of the Division of Preparedness and Response in the Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response.

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