Dr. José N. Reyes, Jr. is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer for NuScale Power. He is also Professor Emeritus at the School of Nuclear Science and Engineering at Oregon State University. He is an internationally recognized expert on passive safety system design, testing, and operations for nuclear power plants. He has also served as a United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) technical expert on passive safety systems. He is a co-inventor on over 110 patents granted or pending in 20 countries and is the co-designer of the NuScale passively-cooled small nuclear reactor. He has received several national awards including the 2013 Nuclear Energy Advocate Award, the 2014 American Nuclear Society Thermal Hydraulic Division Technical Achievement Award, and the 2017 Nuclear Infrastructure Council Trailblazer Award. He is a fellow of the American Nuclear Society and a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
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