Peter Brain

Peter completed his undergraduate studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2020, obtaining a B.S. in Nuclear Engineering and minor in Economics. After being accepted into the B.S-Ph.D. program at RPI, Peter decided to continue his education at RPI and is currently a 2nd year doctoral student in nuclear engineering and sciences. His research project focuses on updating and validating evaluated nuclear data files for natural lead isotopes for fast spectrum systems and is funded by DOE Nuclear Energy University Program.

Peter is an active member of RPI’s ANS Student Chapter and president of the Alpha Nu Sigma honor society on campus. Work experience focuses on fire protection and fire protection system maintenance. Outside of academia you can find Peter hiking in the mountains or cooking.