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Samuel Brinton

Senior Policy Analyst
Bipartisan Policy Center

Areas of Expertise:

Clean Energy, Nuclear, R&D, Regulation, Renewables

Additional Areas of Expertise:

Nuclear Waste Management,

Samuel recently completed his graduate research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Nuclear Engineering and the Technology and Policy Program. He is also a graduate from Kansas State University with a B.S. in Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering and a B.A. in Vocal Music Performance and a minor in Chinese Language. His research interests are concentrated on nuclear fuel cycle system analysis with subtopics of interest including fuel cycle economics and dry cask storage analysis. During his studies, Samuel worked with a variety of research laboratories such as Idaho National Laboratory and Argonne National Laboratory, think tanks like the Clean Air Task Force and the Breakthrough Institute, and research groups at MIT and Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. Samuel then served the Clean Energy Fellow at Third Way where he led their work on advanced nuclear reactor policy. He now leads nuclear waste efforts at the Bipartisan Policy Center.

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