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Samuel Shaner

Samuel Shaner

Bio:

Samuel received his Ph.D. and M.S. in Nuclear Science and Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and hold a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research focused on building high performance computing packages for nuclear reactor analysis. He co-founded Yellowstone Energy in 2016 with Matthew Ellis. Yellowstone Energy focused on the development of a modular, safe, and economic advanced nuclear reactor. After much success, the team ultimately decided to wind-down the company in 2019. Sam is a graduate of the first cohort of Innovation Crossroads at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and currently serves as the Director of Engineering at C-Zero.