Jesus Valencia


University of New Mexico


Jesus is a second-year graduate student at the University of New Mexico Department of Nuclear Engineering, working under Dr. Adam Hecht. His current research explores the utilization of cosmic-ray muons for tomographic reconstruction of dry cask storage containers for spent nuclear. He is also a year-round graduate intern at Sandia National Laboratories with the Nuclear Verification Department. In his work at Sandia, he performs the characterization of radiation detection systems developed for nonproliferation and arms control verification applications.