Nathan Felosi is the portfolio federal project director for environmental cleanup at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) as part of DOE’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM).
As federal project director, Felosi oversees all of the planned and ongoing environmental cleanup operations at ORNL. That work includes decommissioning and demolishing ORNL’s former nuclear research and isotope production facilities, eliminating the inventory of uranium-233 stored at the site, ensuring aging buildings and waste treatment systems remain safe, and completing the processing and disposal of the remaining transuranic waste.
Previously, Felosi served as the Engineering Branch Chief for OREM. He brings more than 20 years of experience in operations, construction, engineering, and project management within DOE, the U.S. Army, and private industry to his new role.
He is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Tennessee, and he is a certified Project Management Professional. Felosi has certifications in civil/structural engineering, nuclear safety, occupational safety, and project management. He earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Tennessee.