The NuScale Technical Advisory Board – Insights from Independent Experts

Six highly regarded, independent experts on the NuScale Technical Advisory Board provide guidance in nuclear plant design, operations, maintenance, regulations, and safety.

The NuScale Power, LLC Technical Advisory Board is composed of six highly regarded experts in nuclear plant design, operations, maintenance, regulations, and safety.

Dale E. Klein, Ph.D., P.E.
Dale E. Klein, Ph.D., P.E.

Former U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman from July 2006 to May 2009. As Chairman, Dr. Klein was the principal executive officer and official spokesman for the NRC, responsible for conducting the administrative, organizational, long-range planning, budgetary, and certain personnel functions of the agency. Dr. Klein is currently the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research in the Office of Academic Affairs at The University of Texas.


Gary Sozzi
Gary Sozzi

Owner of G. Sozzi Consulting, providing consultation services to the nuclear power industry. Mr. Sozzi retired from GE Nuclear Energy in 1998 after 33 years of service with a wide range of assignments; from nuclear plant design, safety analysis, licensing and performance engineering. He directed GE’s safety technology research and development programs, which led to the quantification of the inherent safety margin in the reactor design and to the NRC acceptance to the GE licensing safety methods for application to Loss of Coolant Accidents, anticipated operational events, and overall reactor operational and safety performance.

Luis A. Reyes
Luis A. Reyes

Former executive director of operations at the NRC. As the Commission’s Chief Operating Officer, Reyes managed the agency’s day-to-day operations, overseeing 3,400 full-time employees and an annual budget of over $900,000,000.

Eugene S. Grecheck
Eugene S. Grecheck

Principal of Grecheck Consulting LLC., Mr. Grecheck provides management and technical consulting to the nuclear industry, with emphasis on performance improvement, regulatory issues, and developing and integrating emerging technologies.

George Apostolakis, Ph.D.
George Apostolakis, Ph.D.

Dr. Apostolakis is former Commissioner of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Member and Former Chairman of the NRC's Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Member, International Nuclear Technology Commission of the Federal States of Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, and Hesse, Germany; and Founder and Secretary of the International Association for Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management; He is currently a faculty member at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Peter B. Lyons, Ph.D.
Peter B. Lyons, Ph.D.

Dr. Peter B. Lyons retired from the Department of Energy on June 30, 2015. He was confirmed as Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy on April 14, 2011 after serving as Acting Assistant Secretary since November 2010. Prior to joining DOE, Dr. Lyons was sworn in as a Commissioner of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on January 25, 2005 and served until his term ended on June 30, 2009. He now consults on several corporate and laboratory boards, as well as assisting several international groups.

Emeritus Technical Advisory Board Members and Dates of Service
John Hosmer 2012-2015
Graham Wallis 2012-2015
Fred Moody 2012-2014
Bob Coward 2012-2014