Faculty

B.S., Nuclear Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ph.D., Nuclear Engineering, University of California, Berkeley 

Dr. Amanda Johnsen is an assistant professor of nuclear engineering. She specializes in radiochemistry and has experience working with actinides, used nuclear fuel, medical isotopes, and neutron irradiations. Her research interests include separations for fission product yield measurements, medical isotope production and purification development, neutron activation analysis, and molten salt reactors.

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, 1980
M.S., Nuclear Engineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, 1983
Ph.D, Nuclear Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1988

Dr. Arthur Motta specializes in mechanisms of materials degradation when exposed to the nuclear reactor environment, including radiation damage, microstructural evolution, corrosion, and hydriding, for better prediction of materials behavior and development of new materials.

Additional Faculty

The faculty listed above regularly teach for the Penn State World Campus Master of Engineering in Nuclear Engineering program.  View the complete Department of Nuclear Engineering Faculty directory.