Katie Mummah

Katie Mummah (Moo-mah) is a PhD student in Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a graduate research assistant at Los Alamos National Lab. Her research is building software tools to track the uranium lifecycle in order to help ensure nuclear materials are secure around the world, and she is supported by the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration’s Nuclear Nonproliferation & International Safeguards Graduate Fellowship.

Some of her other professional interests include radioactive waste management and risk communication. Active in the American Nuclear Society, she currently serves as the chair of the committee overseeing all student chapters of the organization. Katie enjoys backpacking, fostering dogs, owning and caring for many houseplants, and blacksmithing.