Nuclear industry expert will bring research and commercial experience to further develop engineering portfolio
SAN JOSE, Calif - Wednesday, November 19th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Structural Integrity Associates announced that Christine King will join the company as Vice President of Nuclear Plant Services. She will continue its successful efforts servicing domestic and international nuclear plants worldwide. King will report to Structural Integrity CEO, Laney Bisbee. She is joining Structural Integrity from Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), where she held leadership positions in materials, fuels, chemistry, and nuclear waste research.
“I am pleased to have Christine join Structural Integrity,” Bisbee said. “Our Nuclear Plant Services division has continued to grow despite the current economic challenges facing the US nuclear industry. As nuclear plants age and the power industry evaluates the growth of new nuclear power plants, Christine brings additional expertise to our organization from a respected industry research organization. Her engineering background in asset management and strong leadership skills will be a valuable asset to us and our clients.”
“Structural Integrity is a respected, client-focused engineering services company that is relied on for their innovation in solving the industry’s most difficult problems,” King said. “This position allows me the opportunity to blend my commercial background with my recent experience in collaborative research. As nuclear plants age, our industry will face many technical and regulatory challenges in running the equipment longer. The Structural Integrity team focuses our efforts on integrated solutions that support the needs across the nuclear industry to ensure reliable power.” King will build upon Structural Integrity’s integrated service solutions for nuclear plants domestically and internationally. King will also focus attention on integrating ANATECH and Finetech as new members of the SI team.
Before joining Structural Integrity, King spent over 13 years at EPRI working in a variety of different technical and business disciplines. In her last role at EPRI, King was Director of Fuels, Chemistry, Radiation Management, Low and High Level Waste in the Nuclear Power Sector. King’s first day with Structural Integrity Associates was November 10, 2014.
About Structural Integrity Associates, Inc.
Structural Integrity Associates, Inc. is an internationally recognized leader in the prevention and control of structural and mechanical failures, with a strong presence in the power generation industry. With headquarters in San Jose, CA, Structural Integrity serves clients worldwide through branch offices located throughout the US and Canada, as well as through affiliates located in China, Taiwan, Korea, Switzerland, and Spain. Structural Integrity’s expertise encompasses a broad range of issues critical to the commercial success of nuclear power plants, including nuclear fuel reactors, as well as fossil-fired plants, oil & gas pipelines, and civil infrastructure, worldwide.
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