Peddicord nominated for Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board

PeddicordPresident Barack Obama recently announced that Dr. Kenneth L. Peddicord was one of four individuals nominated to serve as a member of the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board.

Peddicord, who is the director of the Nuclear Power Institute and a professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, has served on the board since being appointed in 2012.

 “Our nation will be greatly served by the talent and expertise these individuals bring to their new roles,” Obama said. “I am grateful they have agreed to serve in this Administration, and I look forward to working with them in the months and years ahead.”

Peddicord has held a number of positions at Texas A&M including director of the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), which has since been renamed the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, senior associate dean for research, and vice chancellor for research and federal relations.