Donald Todd, PhD, is Group Leader for the Nuclear Engineering and Analysis Group. He is an expert in nuclear reactor design and in executing novel nuclear safety analyses for nuclear plants. He is a co-editor with Dr. Alan E. Waltar of the book Fast Spectrum Reactors (2012), the 2016 Japanese translation of Fast Spectrum Reactors, and is an author of the “Boiling Water Reactor Design Basis Analysis” chapter in book Design Basis Accident Analysis Methods for Light-Water Nuclear Power Plants (2019).
Dr. Todd has held supervisory and project management positions in several organizations, including within a nimble startup company and at PNNL. In these roles, he has actively recruited job candidates from industry and universities, onboarded and mentored interns and new staff, led major projects, and worked to elaborate and execute the vision for the project and technical teams.