Mike Corradini

Chair of Engineering Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr. Corradini is chair of Engineering Physics and Wisconsin Distinguished Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He served from 1995-2001 as Associate Dean for the College of Engineering and holds appointments in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Institute of Environmental Studies. He previously worked at Sandia National Laboratories, where he was principal investigator for the LWR vapor explosion research for the U.S. Nuclear Regulator Commission (NRC). He was chosen an NSF Presidential Young Investigator in Nuclear Reactor Safety in 1984. He has served on numerous advisory boards and safety review panels, including as the presidentially-appointed chairman of the nuclear Waste Technical Review Board. Dr. Corradini has been a consultant for 15 years to the NRC Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, as well as to many U.S. Department of Energy national laboratories and other entities. He has published widely in areas related to vapor explosion phenomena, jet spray dynamics, and transport phenomena in multiphase systems. He is a Fellow of the American Nuclear Society and a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He is a member of the USNRC Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguard and the French Atomic Energy Scientific Advisory Committee.