• Daniel Hartman - President

    Daniel is a first year M.S and PhD student in Nuclear Engineering. His research focus is Nuclear Security and Safeguards with an interdisciplinary focus in policy under the tutelage of Dr. Howard Hall. He received his B.S. in Nuclear Engineering this past May from UTK, and grew up in Knoxville. This past December (2017), he married the love of his life Jennifer, who is an accountant at TVA in downtown Knoxville. Outside of academia, he enjoys triathlons, soccer, and racquetball. Daniel is also a really good cook/baker, and enjoys learning new recipes and the science behind it. As the president of INMM, he organizes the meetings and speakers, and coordinates within the society as well as with the university and the community to ensure things run smoothly. You can contact him at jhartma7@vols.utk.edu.

  • Sean Alcorn - Vice President

    Sean is a first year nuclear engineering Ph.D student from Nashville, TN. His research passions involve anything that includes nuclear detectors or security, and his current research revolves around developing a new type of nuclear detector system. As the Vice-President, his ambition is to revitalize UT's Student Chapter and connect as many students to professionals in the field of nuclear materials, safeguards, and security as he can! Make sure to email him if you have any questions or cool ideas! You can contact him at salcorn@vols.utk.edu.

  • Michael Pagan - Secretary

    Michael Pagan is a first-year graduate student in the Nuclear Engineering department at the University of Tennessee. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee in Materials Science and Engineering and has worked as a ceramic compounding process engineer for Arconic. His research interests include characterizing radiation mitigation techniques and developing tailored defect response in advanced material compositions. He spends his free time woodworking, 3D printing, and playing video games. You can contact him at mpagan1@vols.utk.edu.

  • Robert Vradenburgh - Treasuer

    Robert is a senior undergraduate in the Nuclear Engineering Department and is expected to graduate with his B.S. in nuclear engineering in May of 2019. He has completed three co-op rotations with Southern Nuclear Operating Company (SNC) at their corporate headquarters in Birmingham, AL. While at SNC, Robert worked with the BWR Fuel Engineering group in assistance with core analysis and simulator model updating. You can contact him at rvraden1@vols.utk.edu.

  • Mairead Montague - Webmaster

    Mairead is a first year graduate student in the NE department. She earned her undergraduate degree in nuclear engineering from UC Berkeley where she worked on neutron spectra characterization at LBNL. Mairead has interned with Frammatome in their Codes and Analysis group, ORAU with their health physics group, and presently, her research is in photonuclear cross section measurements for commercial code development. She spends her free time listening to podcasts and feeding her coffee addiction. You can contact her at mmontag1@vols.utk.edu.

  • Dr. Jason Hayward - Faculty Advisor

    Jason Hayward, UCOR Fellow, is an Associate Professor of Nuclear Engineering at the University of Tennessee. Hayward holds joint faculty appointments with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the joint UTK-ORNL Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research. He also serves as the Nuclear Engineering Graduate Program Chair and as the Deputy Executive Director for the Nuclear Science and Security Consortium. Hayward is the recipient of a DOE Science CAREER award. ASEE has also recognized him with a New Faculty Research Award and as a ‘faculty under forty’ highlight. At UTK, he’s the recipient of a University Citation for Professional Promise in Research and Creative Achievement and a four time recipient of research awards in the College of Engineering. Hayward is an IEEE Senior Member and an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. He holds a PhD in Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences from the University of Michigan. Prior to his time in academia, Hayward served as a U.S. Naval Officer for eight years. You can contact him at jhayward@utk.edu.