Board of Advisors

Scientific Advisors for Kurion

Delbert Day, PhD

Delbert Day, PhD

PE, Professor Emeritus of Missouri University of Science and Technology and founder of Mo-Sci Corp.

Dr. Delbert Day is a leader in glass chemistry and a professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology. An elected member of the National Academy of Engineering, Dr. Day has been recognized with multiple industry and academic awards. He is also founder of Mo-Sci Corp., a manufacturer of specialty glass products.

Mark Denton, PhD

Mark Denton, PhD

Former Chief Technology Officer for Kurion

A retired executive, Dr. Mark Denton previously led the development of Kurion’s technology solutions. Dr. Denton started his career in the nuclear industry in 1977 at Oak Ridge National Laboratories. His accomplishments include founding and selling three start-up companies and serving as the manager of technology development for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), general manager of federal programs for Ogden Environmental, and manager of technology development for NUKEM. Prior to joining Kurion, Dr. Denton was vice president of technology for EnergySolutions (NYSE: ES), which has annual sales of approximately $1.8B.

Harry Harmon, PhD

Harry Harmon, PhD

U.S. DOE and NAS Reviewer; Tank Waste Remediation Manager at Hanford and Savannah River Sites

Dr. Harry Harmon brings extensive experience in nuclear waste management for government sites. Dr. Harmon led the tank waste management programs for the Hanford, Wash., site and the Savannah River site in South Carolina. He is also former senior program manager for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Nukem. Dr. Harmon is a reviewer for the U.S. Department of Energy and National Academy of Sciences.

Jack McElroy

Jack McElroy

President Geosafe Inc.; Battelle-PNNL Vitrification Manager; DOE “Best and Brightest” Review Team

Widely considered to be one of the fathers of nuclear waste vitrification in the U.S., Jack McElroy spent 31 years managing the development of nuclear waste treatment technologies at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, including multiple vitrification technologies. Mr. McElroy later served as president of waste-management company Geosafe®, and he most recently was chairman of WM Symposia, which hosts the largest annual international nuclear waste management and decommissioning conference.

Business Advisors for Kurion

Patrick Moore, PhD

Patrick Moore, PhD

Founder, Greenpeace; Co-Chair, Clean and Safe Energy Coalition

An internationally renowned environmentalist and prominent advocate for nuclear power, Dr. Patrick Moore is best known as a co-founder of Greenpeace. Dr. Moore is currently co-chair of the Clean and Safe Energy Coalition and chair and chief scientist of Greenspirit Strategies, an environment consultancy.

Jim Rispoli

Jim Rispoli

PE, Former Assistant Secretary, DOE $6B Environmental Management Program

Jim Rispoli is the former Assistant Secretary of the Department of Energy. In this role he oversaw the $6B Environmental Management program to clean up waste at government research and defense sites; this represents a quarter of the department’s budget. Dr. Rispoli is currently CEO of Project Time & Cost, an engineering company that specializes in mega projects at nuclear facilities.

Bill Monti

Bill Monti

Former Manager, Indian Point Nuclear Plant

Bill Monti provides valuable nuclear power operating experience from his time as manager of the Indian Point Nuclear Plant, one of the nation’s largest co-generation power plants.

Bill Schneider, PhD

Bill Schneider, PhD

Board Member, General Atomics; Chairman, Defense Science Board

Dr. Bill Schneider is a leading government advisor on defense and economics. Dr. Schneider’s prominent public roles include Under Secretary of State for Security Assistance, Science and Technology under President Reagan and Chairman of the President’s General Advisory Committee on Arms Control and Disarmament. Dr. Schneider is currently president of International Planning Services, a trade and finance consulting firm, senior advisor and former chairman of the Defense Science Board, and a board member of General Atomics, a prominent research, development and consulting firm.