Marissa Reigel joined Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) in 2009 as a Senior Engineer after receiving her doctorate and bachelors’ degrees in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. Currently, she is a Principal Engineer in the Immobilization Technology Section at SRNL.
Her work focuses on the processing and immobilization of legacy nuclear waste, including the formulation and properties of radioactive waste forms, materials design bases for nuclear facilities, material compatibility analyses and project management. In 2015, Marissa was selected as a recipient of the SRNL Laboratory Director’s Award for Early Career Exceptional Achievement and she is the author or co-author of over 50 internal and external SRNL reports. Marissa is member of the Nuclear and Environmental Technology Division.
For ACerS, she has served as the co-chair of the Young Professionals Network, member of the Member Services Committee, representative to the Material Advantage Committee, co-chair of the Student Activities Council, emcee at the MS&T Student Speaking Contest and Student Awards Ceremony, volunteered at the ACerS booth at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, DC, and has recently been named co-chair of the newly formed Education and Professional Development Council.