Sarah Sarnoski

Sarah Sarnoski is a PhD graduate student in nuclear engineering and a Toshiba Westinghouse Fellow at Pennsylvania State University. She obtained her B.S. in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Florida in 2013. Sarah’s research at Penn State is conducted under Dr. Kenan Ünlü and focuses on nuclear detection technologies, nonproliferation technologies, and nuclear policy.

Sarah has been an active, national member of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) since 2011, and has attended numerous conferences. She was Vice President of her student chapter at the University of Florida. Sarah is also involved with the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM). She served the club as Vice-President during her first year at Penn State, and then served as President the past year and was recently reelected.

In her undergraduate studies Sarah spent two summers at Los Alamos National Laboratory performing modeling research. She also spent a summer at Penn State as a part of the Toshiba Westinghouse Summer Program where she worked on a post processor for COBRA-TF.

Outside of academic research, Sarah enjoys hiking, watching soccer, and fly fishing.