Joined Jun 24 2010
Steven R. Sherman earned his B.S. in ChE from the University of Michigan in 1991 and his Ph.D. in ChE from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1995. After a two-yar period working for DuPont in the area of Nylon Intermediates, Dr. Sherman joined the Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls, ID, where he worked for the next ten years. During that time, Dr. Sherman studied the treatment of used metallic nuclear reactor fuel, developed methods and performed clean-up of the Experimental Breeder Reactor II (EBR-II) sodiuim metal heat transfer systems, worked as an assignee at DOE headquarters in Germantown, MD, for the Generation IV Advanced Nuclear Energy Program, and served as a technical leader in DOE's Nuclear Hydrogen Initiative (NHI) and the Next Generation Nuclear Plant (NGNP) Project. In 2007, Dr. Sherman moved to the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) in Aiken, SC, where he currently supports work on the Tokamak Exhaust Process Project for the ITER Program, and for SRNL's bioenergy and biotechnology initiatives. Dr. Sherman's areas of expertise include chemical separations, process design and development, statistical analysis and methods, and program and project management. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and is currently serving as Chair of the Nuclear Engineering Division of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.