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Research careers in government webinar

Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 2 pm (EST)

In this one hour webinar, Dr. James (Jim) Marra 
will give an overview on how the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Labs work.  He will provide a summary of the DOE organization and offices to provide an idea of what each office does and what kind of funding is available. In addition, he will also provide an overview of the National Labs, including where they fit into the DOE system and what kind of work they do.  Finally, Dr. Marra will include some of his experience working within the lab system and his one year assignment as a DOE employee. He will also touch on his experience with the Fukushima Daiichi cleanup including his visit there.  


Dr. Marra recently retired after working over 25 years at the DOE Savannah River National Laboratory in Aiken, S.C. He has extensive experience in the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle especially in the area of radioactive waste treatment with specific expertise in development and performance testing of waste forms for nuclear and hazardous waste stabilization. Recently, he has consulted on site cleanup after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant disaster. Dr. Marra received his Ph.D. in Ceramic and Materials Engineering from Clemson University, an M.S. in Materials Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a B.S. degree in Ceramic Science and B.A. degree in Mathematics from Alfred University. 

Sign up for this informative and free webinar no later than Wednesday, February 17, 2016.



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Once you register, we will send you easy instructions on how to participate. You will receive a link to a website where the webinar can be viewed and a call in number to listen to the webinar. (No software to download or video to watch)


Questions? Contact Tricia Freshour (tfreshour@ceramics.org / 614-794-5827).

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