- B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Illinois, 1977.
- 34 years of engineering experience, with most of that experience in the nuclear power industry.
- Knowledge of nuclear protection standards/regulations including: National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes, 10CFR50 Appendix R, Appendix A to Branch Technical Position APCSB 9.5-1, General Design Criterion 3, NUREG 0800, Reg. Guide 1.189, NRC Generic Letters, IE Notices, Bulletins, and Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited (NEIL) Members Manual.
- Engineered design modifications and prepared licensing change notices to existing plant fire protection features including performing the nuclear safety evaluations in accordance with 10CFR50.59.