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Jeremy Richard Licht

Group Manager, Research Reactor Methods

Jeremy Licht is a principal nuclear engineer and manages the Research Reactor Methods and Codes group within Argonne’s Nuclear Science and Engineering Division.


Dr. Jeremy Licht is a Nuclear Engineer in the Nuclear Science and Engineering Division at Argonne National Laboratory.  Dr. Licht is currently manager of the Research Reactor Methods & Codes group.  This group, in collaboration with the Research and Test Reactors (RTR) and Fuel Development and Qualification (FDQ) groups, works to support the NNSA Material Management and Minimization (M3) convert program in the conversion of research reactors from highly enriched uranium to low enriched uranium fuels.  The Argonne team performs conversion design and analysis, fuel development and project leadership and integration for both domestic and international research reactor projects.

Dr. Licht’s research experience includes experimentation and simulation of thermal-hydraulics and safety for light-water reactors (LWRs), CANDU reactors, Generation IV supercritical water reactors and research and test reactors.  He currently works on various international research reactor conversion projects as well as LWR severe accident experiments.

Dr. Licht received his B.S. in Physics and M.S. / Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics from the University of Wisconsin.