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Robert Miklos MiklosRobert Miklos is the director of Production Facilities and Infrastructure at Idaho National Laboratory’s Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC). He has more than 30 years of experience in disciplined operations of nuclear and non-nuclear facilities, start-up and testing, integrated safety management and project management of large-scale and complex projects. He is responsible for safe and efficient operations, maintenance and project activities within the Fuel Conditioning Facility (FCF) nuclear facility, nuclear and radiological Treatment Storage and Disposal Facilities (TSDF), BEA Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center (INTEC), and MFC infrastructure. Prior to joining the INL community, he spent 18 years in large-scale commercial construction, capital asset projects and DOD construction, overhaul and refueling, defueling and decommissioning experience when employed by Newport News Shipbuilding and its subsidiary company, Newport News Reactor Services. He is chair of the Energy Facilities Contractors Group (EFCOG) Project Delivery Working Group (PDWG), and holds undergraduate degrees in engineering from Pennsylvania State University and Old Dominion University. He is a PMI-certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Stanford University Certified Project Manager (SCPM). <div class="ExternalClass50009AD7AE7F49AC9BB7ADC6B19231CB"><p>Degrees in engineering from Pennsylvania State University, Old Dominion University</p></div>Fuel Recycling;Nuclear Fuels;Nuclear Nonproliferation and Nuclear Forensics of Production Facilities
Robert Hoover Hoover<div class="ExternalClass0D5D40B027CB4DD1953D71A60EA11B8B"><p>​Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Idaho, 2014</p></div><div class="ExternalClassCE73413FF0FB4E37841EC8D64243159C"><p>​<span style="line-height:115%;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;font-size:11pt;"><font color="#000000">Pyroprocessing, focused on the electrorefining process</font></span></p></div><div class="ExternalClass6381F3F56B71463C80FFAA4C860AF43C"><ul><li><p>American Institute of Chemical Engineers</p></li><li><p>American Nuclear Society</p></li><li><p>The Electrochemical Society</p></li></ul></div><div class="ExternalClassD7DFB947FB3743B89DEC03710AA2317A"><ul><li><span style="text-decoration:underline;">R.O. Hoover</span>, D. Yoon, and S. Phongikaroon, "Effects of Temperature, Concentration, and Uranium Chloride Mixture on Zirconium Electrochemical Studies in LiCl-KCl Eutectic Salt," <em>Journal of Nuclear Materials</em>, <strong>476</strong>, 179-187 (2016).</li><li>P.L. Lafreniere, D.S. Rappleye, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">R.O. Hoover</span>, M.F. Simpson, and E.D. Blandford, "Demonstration of Signature-Based Safeguards for Pyroprocessing as Applied to Electrorefining and the Ingot Casting Process," <em>Nuclear Technology</em>, <strong>189</strong>, 173-185 (2015).</li><li><span style="text-decoration:underline;">R.O. Hoover</span>, M.R. Shaltry, S. Martin, K. Sridharan, and S. Phongikaroon, "Electrochemical Studies and Analysis of 1-10 wt% UCl<sub>3</sub> Concentrations in Molten LiCl-KCl Eutectic," <em>Journal of Nuclear Materials</em>, <strong>452</strong>, 389-396 (2014).</li><li>S. Choi, J. Park, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">R.O. Hoover</span>, S. Phongikaroon, M.F. Simpson, K.R. Kim, and I.S. Hwang, "Uncertainty Studies of Real Anode Surface Area in Computational Analysis for Molten Salt Electrorefining," <em>Journal of Nuclear Materials</em>, <strong>416</strong>, 318-326 (2011).</li><li><span style="text-decoration:underline;">R.O. Hoover</span>, S. Phongikaroon, M.F. Simpson, T.S. Yoo, and S.X. Li, "Computational Model of the Mark-IV Electrorefiner: Two-Dimensional Potential and Current Distributions," <em>Nuclear Technology</em>, <strong>173(2)</strong>, 176-182 (2011).</li></ul></div>Nuclear;Nuclear Fuels;Electrochemical engineering Scientist
JC Price Price<div class="ExternalClass90664DF10E9B4F54985264B27717E510"><p>​BS, Mechanical Engineering, Utah State University, 1991</p></div><div class="ExternalClassDFEB5CA256884744944510D3630661F6"><p>​Fuel Cycle, Pyroprocessing</p></div><div class="ExternalClass84F3033FA97C4876B80942D5F982853D"><p>​<span style="line-height:115%;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;font-size:11pt;"><font color="#000000">American Society of Mechanical Engineers</font></span></p></div><div class="ExternalClass70BBF53C1C8E4C62922EF5D24CC10E02"><p>​<em>Further Studies on the Recycle of Pyroporcessed Uranium,</em> Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy, December 2017</p><p><em>On the Development of Distillation Process for the Electrometallurgical Treatment of Irradiated Spent Nuclear Fuel</em>, Nuclear Engineering and Technology, 40 (3): 163-174, April 2008</p></div>Electrochemical engineering;Nuclear Engineering;Nuclear Fuels Engineer