Dr. Daniel Ingersoll is a retired nuclear expert with over ۴۳ years of experience in radiation transport physics and advanced nuclear reactors. Before retiring, he served for ۷ years as Director of Research Collaborations at NuScale Power LLC. Prior to joining NuScale, he was Senior Program Manager for the Small Modular Reactors R&D Office at Oak Ridge National Laboratory where he served as National Technical Director for the US Department of Energy’s Small Modular Reactor program. During his ۳۵ years at ORNL, he led several ORNL research organizations conducting radiation transport modeling, reactor shielding experiments, and reactor physics analysis in support of advanced reactor development. Dr. Ingersoll received a B.S. degree in Physics from Miami University in ۱۹۷۳ and a Ph.D. degree in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Illinois in ۱۹۷۷. He is a fellow of the American Nuclear Society and author of the recently published book Small Modular Reactors: Nuclear Power Fad or Future?