Argonne National Laboratory

Melissa A. Rose

Post-Doctoral Appointee

Melissa Rose is a postdoctoral appointee at Argonne National Laboratory, where she works in pyroprocessing technology development. With her main focus on separation of actinides and rare earth chlorides via electrolysis in molten salt.

She received her Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from Purdue University in Dec. 2014. She also holds an M.S. degree in Nuclear Engineering from Purdue University and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University.

Her doctoral work involved investigating and modeling anodic effects on uranium during electrorefining in support of pyroprocessing technology development. She has numerous conference publications as well as one journal publication and a pending second journal publication out of this work. Her broader research interests include advance nuclear fuel cycle strategies including pyroprocessing and transmutation technologies.