Nataly Panczyk

Nataly Panczyk is a junior in Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering (NPRE) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) with a concentration in Power, Safety, and the Environment and a minor in Political Science. She currently works under Dr. Madicken Munk for the Advanced Reactors and Fuel Cycles (ARFC) research group on campus and previously worked under Dr. Kathryn Huff. Nataly worked for Idaho National Laboratory in summer of 2021 conducting research on microreactor powered steel production. She spent the summer of 2022 working for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory on nuclear waste modeling. Outside of class and research, Nataly is Co-President for the Women in Nuclear (WIN) student section at UIUC. On the non-nuclear side of things, Nataly loves to cook, do yoga, and drink copious amounts of coffee.