Miriam Kreher

Miriam Kreher obtained a BS in Engineering Science from the University of Pittsburgh in 2016. Currently a PhD Candidate in the MIT Nuclear Science & Engineering Department, Miriam studies Monte Carlo methods for transient simulations of nuclear reactors. Her work is supported by the Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship and the Exascale Computing Project.

Miriam’s work experience includes Los Alamos National Lab, Oak Ridge National Lab, Naval Nuclear Lab, and Westinghouse. Miriam has served in many capacities in the American Nuclear Society, including on the Board of Directors (2019-2021). She was previously an NESD Delegate in 2014.

Her personal interests include horseback riding, salsa dancing, and international cuisine.