Biography: Danielle Petersen received her B.S. in Nuclear Engineering from Idaho State University. Perez started working at the INL as an intern in 2006 and was hired on full time in June 2010. Starting in 2009 she spent three years working on nuclear fuel performance analysis for the reduced enrichment for research and test reactor (RERTR) program. In November 2011 she began working on the assessment effort for Bison. She is also currently working towards her MS degree in Mechanical Engineering at Idaho State University. She has also served on the executive committee of the Idaho section of the American Nuclear Society for the past 6 years. In 2012 she served as the section chairman.