Shaun Clarke

Associate Research Scientist


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Research Interests

Dr. Clarke has more than 10 years of experience performing radiation detection measurements and Monte Carlo modeling. He has organized and performed numerous experimental campaigns involving measurements of special nuclear material with organic scintillation detectors and state-of-art digital electronics. His current interests are active interrogation systems for nuclear nonproliferation, safeguards, and treaty verification applications.

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Purdue University

PhD Nuclear Engineering ’07

MS Nuclear Engineering ’05

BS Nuclear Engineering ’03


  • Best Paper, Nuclear Criticality Safety Division of the 2012 American Nuclear Society Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL, June 2012.
  • Best Paper, Nuclear Nonproliferation session, International Conference on Reactor Physics 2008 (PHYSOR08). Interlaken, Switzerland, Sept. 2008.
  • Second place, J.D. Williams Student Paper Award at the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management 48th Annual Meeting. Tucson, AZ, July 2007
  • Best student presentation award at the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management Central Region Chapter Meeting. Oak Ridge, TN, October 2005
  • Second place, best presentation, American Nuclear Society student conference Biology and Medicine Session, Columbus, OH, 2005
  • Member of team awarded first place in the American Nuclear Society National Student Design Competition, 2003
  • Ross fellowship for computational science and engineering, 2003
  • Semester Honors: Spring 2001, Fall 2001, Spring 2002, Fall 2002, Spring 2003