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James Jewell


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​J. Keith Jewell, Ph.D., is a physicist/scientist in the Nuclear Science and Engineering Research and Development Integration Department at Idaho National Laboratory. In this capacity, he works on the development and design of INSIGHTS fast flux irradiation capability for separate effects nuclear fuels development and testing. He also works on comprehensive investigation of novel and transformative approaches to transmutation of long-lived fission products for the Fuel Cycle R&D program.

Dr. Jewell has been with INL more than 13 years and has experience in spent nuclear fuel, transuranic waste, detector development and instrumentation, transmutation, , irradiation testing, and modeling and simulation. His expertise lies in gamma ray detection and analysis and accelerator based experimental programs. He holds a Ph.D. in nuclear physics from Florida State University and a B.S. in physics from Kent State University. He has been issued three U.S. patents and is a member of the American Nuclear Society and the American Physical Society. Outside of work, he enjoys camping, rock climbing and other outdoor activities.          

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