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Paul Humrickhouse

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​Paul Humrickhouse is a research scientist in the Nuclear Science and Technology Directorate at Idaho National Laboratory, currently working in the Fusion Safety Program, RELAP5 group, and the Advanced Reactor Technology fuels, graphite, and methods programs. He holds Bachelors (2006), Masters (2006), and PhD (2009) degrees in Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics from the University of Wisconsin. Since joining INL in 2009 as a postdoctoral researcher and subsequently as a staff member, his research has included work on severe accident analysis in fission and fusion systems, dust and aerosol generation and transport in fusion reactors and gas-cooled fission reactors, experiments on beryllium dust explosions, tritium permeation and extraction in fusion and fission reactors, fission product transport, and thermal hydraulics. Paul is a member of ANS, APS, and IEEE and presently serves as secretary of the ANS Fusion Energy Division and as a member of the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society (NPSS) Fusion Technology Standing Committee. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys hiking and big game hunting in his spare time.

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