Shadi Ghrayeb

Co-Vice Chair of the 2011 Delegation

Shadi Ghrayeb is currently a PhD candidate and U.S. Department of Energy fellow in Nuclear Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University. He is a graduate from Pennsylvania State University with a M.S. in Nuclear Engineering (Department of Energy Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative Fellowship Program) and Master of International Affairs. He received his B.S. in Nuclear and Engineering Physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His technical research interests are primary in the areas of reactor physics, computational modeling and simulation and nuclear fuel cycle.

Shadi has had a total of eight internships at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Idaho National Laboratory and the International Atomic Energy Agency in various technical and policy projects related to nuclear science and technology. Following the 2012 Nuclear Engineering Student Delegation Shadi served as a congressional fellow on nuclear matters for a member of congress in the U.S. House of Representatives. Shadi was twice selected as a winner of the Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Award. When not crunching numbers and writing computer codes, Shadi enjoys jogging and reading in his spare time.