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Diane Croson

Deputy Director

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​Diane Croson is the Deputy Director for the Advanced Reactor Technologies (ART) Technology Development Office at Idaho National Laboratory where she manages High Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor (HTGR) research and development (R&D) projects. She also serves as the Technology Area Lead for High Temperature Reactors (HTR) across the DOE complex.

Croson has over 33 years of experience in spent nuclear fuel reprocessing, hazardous/radioactive waste management and treatment, off-gas treatment, facility deactivation, and advanced nuclear reactors, including 9 years managing high visibility, complex projects and 18 years managing diverse R&D programs.  She has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from Idaho State University. She holds a Project Management Professional Certificate and is a member of Project Management Institute, National Management Association and Idaho Women in Nuclear. Outside of work she enjoys the outdoors, traveling, and spending time with her husband and two adult children, all of who are engineers.


​MBA - Idaho State University

B.S., Chemical Engineering - Georgia Institute of Technology


​Project Management Institute

National Management Association

Idaho Women in Nuclear

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