Malachi Nelson

Malachi Nelson is a second year PhD student at the University of California, Berkeley studying nuclear engineering with minors in materials science and energy policy. He previously studied mechanical engineering and was the president of Pi Tau Sigma, but decided to pursue graduate school in nuclear engineering as a sustainable energy source. His research interests include nuclear materials, advanced manufacturing, and environmental justice. His current research focuses on advanced manufacturing techniques to improve in-core corrosion resistance. Malachi has worked closely with Idaho National Laboratory and enjoys snowboarding, backpacking, and rock climbing.