Alan S. Hanson

Alan S. Hanson
  • Executive Director, International Nuclear Leadership Education Program
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

1969, BSc in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford; 1977, PhD in Nuclear Engineering, MIT; 2009, MALS, Georgetown. 1975, with Yankee Atomic Electric Company; 1979, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), first as Coordinator, International Spent Fuel Management Program and later as Policy Analyst. 1985, joined Transnuclear, an AREVA company, as President and CEO. Transnuclear designs, licenses and supplies dry storage casks. Since 2005, Executive Vice-President, Technologies and Used Fuel Management, AREVA, responsible for all activities in the backend of the nuclear fuel cycle in the US. 2011, Visiting Scholar, Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), Stanford University, on loan from AREVA conducting research on the worldwide nuclear supply chain and international fuel assurance mechanisms. 2012, joined MIT as Executive Director, International Nuclear Leadership Education Program. Member, American Nuclear Society and American Society of Mechanical Engineers.