Raj Iyengar is currently the chief of Component Integrity Branch in the Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, NRC. He oversees the regulatory research activities in the areas of reactor vessel and piping integrity, probabilistic fracture mechanics, non-destructive evaluation and inspection, and advanced reactors materials. Since 2009, he has held various positions at the NRC, including Acting Deputy Director, Senior Materials Engineer and Technical Assistant in the Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, as an Executive Technical Assistant at the Office of Executive Director of Operations, and as a Project Manager in Nuclear Materials Safety and Safeguards. Before joining NRC, Raj has held corporate management positions in the automotive industry, where he led product development and applications efforts, and research positions at Battelle - Columbus, and University of Pennsylvania.
Raj holds a Ph.D. in Solid Mechanics and a Sc. M. in Applied Mathematics from Brown University, an M. S. in Mechanics and Materials Science from Rutgers University, and an M. S in Metallurgy from Indian Institute of Science.
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