Eric P. Loewen, PhD
Dr. Eric Loewen is Chief Consulting Engineer at GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) in Wilmington, North Carolina. His current work involves leading GEH’s efforts to deploy the integral fast reactor PRISM, a small modular reactor (SMR) that will recycle spent nuclear fuel from the current fleet of light water reactors and also fission and eliminate weapons grade material.
Loewen has been a member of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) since 1987 holding a variety of leadership positions. He is currently the Immediate Past President, having served as President from June 2011 to June 2012. Loewen received both his Masters and PhD in Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, respectively, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.