Dr. David Petti is a graduate of the MIT Nuclear Engineering Department and had been recognized as a Fellow at both Idaho National Laboratory and the American Nuclear Society. He recently retired from the Idaho National Laboratory after 35 years of experience in nuclear technology for both fission and fusion systems. He was the director of the Nuclear Fuels and Materials Division at INL and was also the National Science and Technology Directorate's chief scientists. Most recently, he was the Executive Director of MIT's study entitled The Future of Nuclear Energy in a Carbon-constrained World. He is currently a member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards and a Senior Editor for the Journal of Nuclear Materials.
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