Sarah Stevenson

Sarah Stevenson is currently a third year Ph.D. student in Nuclear Engineering with minors in Public Policy and Materials Science at UC Berkeley. The main focus of her research is on materials in extreme environments, especially for nuclear applications. Her work is supported by the Department of Energy’s Nuclear Energy University Program, the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Nuclear Science and Security Consortium, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s BRIDGE Fellowship program.

Sarah received her M.S. in Nuclear Engineering from UC Berkeley in 2020 and her B.S. in Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering with an Aerospace Studies minor from Kansas State University in 2018. Her work experience includes the Idaho National Laboratory, French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), Sandia National Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and a current internship at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Further, Sarah was previously a US Nuclear Regulatory Commission licensed Reactor Operator and Senior Reactor Operator.

Sarah commissioned as an Officer in the United States Air Force in 2018, and her current Air Force Specialty Code is Physicist/Nuclear Engineer. Upon earning her Ph.D., she will serve in the Air Force in this capacity.