Feb 20, 2012 - Claremont, Calif. - A nuclear engineering consultant, Schultz joins 13 other experts with knowledge in fields such as materials science, chemistry, risk assessment and reactor safety. His appointment is for a four-year term.
The ACRS provides technical recommendations regarding health and safety issues at both existing and proposed nuclear energy facilities. It also reviews the NRC’s research activities and provides a biannual report. Independent of the NRC staff, the ACRS reports directly to the regulatory commission, which appoints its members.
Schultz earned his bachelor’s degree in engineering from Harvey Mudd College, his master’s in nuclear science and engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his doctorate in nuclear engineering from MIT. He also completed a master’s in business administration at Northeastern University.
He is a former engineer with nuclear utility Duke Energy Corporation in Charlotte, N.C., where he spent 33 years leading technical engineering service teams. He has served as a consultant to the International Atomic Energy Agency and as a committee member for the Nuclear Energy Institute and the Electric Power Research Institute.
Schultz is also a lifetime member of the American Nuclear Society and former program committee chair for the Society’s Nuclear Installations Safety Division.
A nuclear engineering consultant, Schultz joins 13 other experts with knowledge in fields such as materials science, chemistry, risk assessment and reactor safety. His appointment is for a four-year term.
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