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Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023)
December 10–14, 2023
New Orleans, LA|New Orleans Marriott
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Fission reactor materials meeting coming up in NOLA
The 2023 Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023) meeting will take place December 10–14 in New Orleans, La. The third installment of MiNES, this year’s conference will focus on cutting-edge research in the fission reactor materials community.
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Kate H. Kelly is the director for Space and Emerging programs of BWXT Advanced Technologies LLC, a subsidiary of BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT), leading the strategy and execution of the space and advanced manufacturing portfolio.
Prior to her current position, Ms. Kelly was the Advanced Nuclear Systems Program Manager, focused on the development of nuclear projects to promote the company’s R&D interests in advanced manufacturing and nuclear thermal propulsion technologies. She also worked in project management, quality control and operational excellence within BWXT’s Nuclear Operations Group in Lynchburg, Virginia. Her previous responsibilities include managing a next generation reactor manufacturing development project, overseeing quality trending and performance initiatives, and leading cost reduction and improvement projects. She joined the company in 2012 as a system design engineer on BWXT’s small modular reactor (SMR) program.
For her work at BWXT and in the Lynchburg, Virginia community, Ms. Kelly was recognized by Lynchburg Business Magazine and in Woman Engineer Magazine in 2020. Ms. Kelly earned a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from the University of Notre Dame and has Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Project Management Professional® certifications.
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