Full Name
Timothy Grunloh
Job Title
Principal Research Scientist
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Speaker Bio
Dr. Timothy Grunloh is a principal research scientist at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). At UIUC, Dr. Grunloh contributes to multi-disciplinary research, particularly at the intersection of computational science and advanced reactors. As the Associate Director of the Illinois Microreactor RD&D Center, Dr. Grunloh’s work is focused on enabling and expanding safe, peaceful uses of nuclear power. Current research activities in this Center include microreactor modeling and simulation, siting analysis, market analysis, instrumentation, operations and reactor control, licensing, and policy. The Center’s flagship project is the ongoing collaboration with Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) to deploy a Micro Modular Reactor (MMR) on the university campus as a Research and Test Reactor. Dr. Grunloh contributes to the current preapplication engagement with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a construction permit. Prior to UIUC, Dr. Grunloh worked in the advanced reactor design industry for X-energy and Oklo.
Timothy Grunloh