Professor of Practice
Ph.D. Ceramic Engineering, Iowa State University
M.S. Ceramic Engineering, Iowa State University
B.S. Ceramic Engineering, Iowa State University
Mitchell K. Meyer is the director of the Characterization and Advanced PIE division at the Idaho National Laboratory’s Materials and Fuels Complex. In this position since February 2015, he has been responsible for strategic planning of new nuclear fuels and material research program, as well as the construction and outfitting of two major new facilities. He studied ceramic engineering at Iowa State University, where he earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. He came to Idaho in 1996 as a staff ceramic engineer at Argonne National Laboratory-West and by 2005 he was the U.S. Lead for AFCI and gas-cooled fast reactor fuels, interfacing with research partners in Great Britain, France and the European Union. While director of INL’s Nuclear Fuels and Materials Division from 2011 to 2015, he served as national technical lead for RERTR Fuel Development.