chantell murphy

Chantell Murphy, PhD

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Dr. Chantell Murphy works as a program manager for the Nonproliferation and Arms Control Research and Development group at Y-12 National Security Complex where she manages and develops projects related to nuclear verification, the ethical uses of autonomous and intelligent systems, and international safeguards. Chantell specializes in nuclear nonproliferation analysis of advanced nuclear fuel cycle systems, work she has conducted as a Nuclear Security Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) at Stanford University and as a graduate research assistant at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Chantell served as a visiting scientist at the Forschungszentrum Jülich in Germany, worked at the Belfer Center’s Managing the Atom project at Harvard, and served as the Chair Assistant for the Deterrent Posture Working Group for the Congressional Commission on the Strategic Posture of the United States. Dr. Murphy was recently an N Square Innovators Network Fellow where she founded an environmental project called Atomsphere, and she currently serves as an executive member of the Board of Directors for the Good Energy Collective and was recently elected to the executive committee of the Institute for Nuclear Materials Management. She received her PhD in Nuclear Engineering from the University of New Mexico, holds a MS in Health Physics from Georgetown University, and a BS in Physics from Florida State University.