Kaylee Cunningham

Kaylee is a fourth-year undergraduate nuclear engineering student at the University of Florida. Her research is focused on computational nuclear fuel materials, specifically engineering-scale fuel modeling. She has interned with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Currently, Kaylee is working on a NASA funded project, focused on modeling fuel for nuclear thermal propulsions in MOOSE and BISON. She is a Nuclear Energy University Program Scholar and has contributed to the Versatile Test Reactor project. She is also the former president of UF’s American Nuclear Society Chapter. After her May 2022 graduation, Kaylee hopes to enroll directly into a PhD program. In her free time, Kaylee enjoys competing in triathlons and spending time with her Phi Sigma Rho sisters.