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Alison Portanova

Reactor Operations Engineering and Supervisor


  • Radiation Science & Engineering Center

120 Breazeale Nuclear Reactor Building


Interest Areas:

Nuclear Engineering. Nuclear Waste Storage/Transport Materials.






The Radiation Science & Engineering Center (RSEC) was established to manage Penn State's comprehensive nuclear research facilities, including the Breazeale Nuclear Reactor, Gamma Irradiation Facility, Radioactive sources and Radiation measurement resources. The RSEC provides safe nuclear analytical and testing facilities in support of the research and education activities of faculty, staff, and students at Penn State.

Radiation Science & Engineering Center

101 Breazeale Nuclear Reactor

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-865-6351