Allen G. Croff was appointed to the U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board by President Barack Obama on February 23, 2015.
Mr. Croff is an adjunct professor in the Civil and Environmental Department at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. His areas of expertise include: radioactive waste generation, classification, processing, storage, transportation, and disposal; nuclear fuel cycle systems and economic analysis and regulation; modeling radionuclide production and depletion; radionuclide separation and transmutation; waste repository site identification, regulation, and assessment; and cleanup of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) legacy sites.
Mr. Croff worked at Oak Ridge National Laboratory for almost 30 years. He is a member of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) and has served on ten committees of the National Academy of Sciences and on its Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board. He was also a member of DOE's Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee and served on the staff of the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future. He was Chairman of the Nuclear Development Committee of the Nuclear Energy Agency for ten years and Vice-Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Advisory Committee on Radioactive Waste Management for four years.
Mr. Croff's writings and publications include contributions to five books, ten National Academy of Sciences' reports, an NCRP report, and numerous national laboratory reports and peer-reviewed conference papers.
Mr. Croff received a B.S. (1971) in chemical engineering from the Michigan State University, a Nuclear Engineer Degree (1974) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an M.B.A. (1981) from the University of Tennessee.
Mr. Croff resides in Saint Augustine, Florida.