Westinghouse Engineer Honored as Fellow

Recognition Is Highest Grade of Membership in the American Nuclear Society

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The American Nuclear Society (ANS) honored Westinghouse Electric Company VP, Americas Fuel Delivery, Jeffrey L. Bradfute as a Fellow.

An ANS member since 1988, Bradfute is being recognized for his impactful leadership and successful execution of major nuclear industry programs. These have led to the deployment of Westinghouse’s robust portfolio of nuclear fuel products, and engineered services that have enabled the nuclear industry to achieve the highest standards in fuel operational, safety and economic performance.

ANS members are awarded Fellow membership grade for outstanding accomplishment in any one of the areas of nuclear science and engineering. The individual must have compiled a professional record of experience marked by significant contribution to the advancement of one or more of the various disciplines served by the Society.

In addition to Bradfute, ANS elevated Alex R. Burkart, retired advisor for nuclear energy at the U.S. Department of State; Igor Jovanovic, professor of nuclear engineering and radiological sciences at the University of Michigan; Jean C. Ragusa, professor of nuclear engineering at Texas A&M University; Xiaodong Sun, professor of nuclear engineering and radiological sciences at the University of Michigan. The five new Fellows were recognized at the 2021 ANS Winter Meeting.

Westinghouse Electric Company is shaping the future of carbon-free energy by providing safe, innovative nuclear technologies to utilities globally. Westinghouse supplied the world’s first commercial pressurized water reactor in 1957 and the company’s technology is the basis for nearly one-half of the world’s operating nuclear plants. For over 130 years, innovation makes Westinghouse the preferred partner for technologies covering the complete nuclear energy life cycle. For more information, visit www.westinghousenuclear.com and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.


Cathy Mann