Senior Director – Engineering
Born in 1945 in India, Dr. Niyogi completed his undergraduate education there. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Calcutta University. He pursued his graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania and received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in 1972.
Dr. Niyogi has over 45 years of experience in the power industry including nuclear. He has been with Holtec International for 16 years before the current position. He participated in the design, engineering, and licensing of nuclear plants. He has been involved in the engineering of fossil power plants, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical plants.
Dr. Niyogi has also been involved in government projects sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. NRC and NASA. He worked in the advanced small modular reactors including review of conceptual design of PIOUS for the U.S. Department of Energy. He performed safety evaluation, performance evaluation, and the plant transients for the DOE’s Savannah River Plant, Units K, L & P.
He was selected as an industry expert to participate as a member of an independent review team for the safety assessment of the N Reactor plant, Richland, WA, following the Chernobyl accident. He participated in the NASA’s Mars Mission project.
Dr. Niyogi is currently a Registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania and Washington states. He is an Ex-Chairman, ANS Standard Committee; Ex-Chairman, Nuclear Pressure Vessel & Piping Committee (ASME); and Member, EPRI Extended Storage Collaboration Program Steering Committee.