Jennifer Wheeler

Jennifer Wheeler joined X-energy in January 2019, and she is leading the effort to develop an NRC license application for a new Category II TRISO-based uranium fuel fabrication facility.  She has 20 years of experience in the fuel cycle sector of the nuclear industry in licensing, safety analysis, fire protection, engineering, and decommissioning.  She has actively served on the Nuclear Energy Institute Fuel Operations Committee (NEI FOC) for over 10 years.  The NEI FOC forum provides opportunities to exchange and share information with both NRC and peer fuel cycle facilities on current safety and security regulatory initiatives, as well as licensing, inspection, and operating experience matters.

Ms. Wheeler holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Clemson University and an M.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Tennessee.  She is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Tennessee.

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