Melissa A. Rose
Melissa Rose is a nuclear engineer at Argonne National Laboratory conducting research in the area of molten salt thermochemical and thermophysical properties for applications in nuclear energy, energy storage and solar power. She has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University, an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from Purdue University. She has been a researcher at Argonne for 11 years working in both her current area of research and in pyroprocessing or the electrochemical recycling of used nuclear fuels. Her hobbies include gardening, canning, and reading fiction. She has a husband and two young children (5 and 1 years old).