United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Andy Campbell

Dr. Andy Campbell has twenty-eight years of experience at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.  He is currently Deputy Director, Division of Licensing, Siting, and Environmental Analysis, Office of New Reactors. He is responsible for directing and guiding managers and staff in site safety and environmental review activities for new reactors, including Small Modular Reactors siting and design reviews and leads the External Hazards Center of Expertise for NRR/NRO. Dr. Campbell also was responsible for staff completing safety assessments for 61 nuclear power plant site reevaluations of seismic and flooding hazards. He has held positions in a wide range of organizations at NRC, and also completed a rotation to the National Oceanographic Data Center at NOAA.  Dr. Campbell served as Chief of the Performance Assessment Branch in the Division of High-Level Waste Repository Safety.  Dr. Campbell’s technical background is in geochemistry and oceanography and came to the NRC from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he was a Research Associate studying the geochemistry of submarine hydrothermal systems using the research submersible Alvin. He holds a Ph.D. from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego.  He has an M.S. in Chemistry and a B.A. in Chemistry and Philosophy, with Honors in English, from the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

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