Marc Wonders

Marc Wonders is a PhD candidate in Nuclear Engineering at Penn State University, where he is finishing his fourth year. He primarily researches radiation detection and imaging for neutrons. His thesis aims to develop a high efficiency portable neutron imager and spectrometer based on silicon photomultipliers and plastic scintillators. He is an active member of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) and served as the president of Penn State’s student chapter of the INMM.

Marc graduated from Washington and Lee University in 2015 with a double major in Physics and Business Administration. As an undergraduate, he participated in two physics NSF-funded Research Experience for Undergraduate programs, one at Rutgers University and one at the University of South Carolina. Outside of his nuclear-related interests he enjoys reading, traveling, playing sports, and chatting with friends.