Steve Zinkle

Governor’s Chair for Nuclear Materials

Steve Zinkle aims to help build a better nuclear reactor. His focus is on developing high-performance, radiation-resistant materials for advanced nuclear fission and fusion energy applications.

Zinkle is also researching accident-tolerant fuel systems for reactors in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster in Japan.

He holds a joint appointment in the UT Departments of Nuclear Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering.

Steve Zinkle

Contact Info

E-mail
UT szinkle@utk.edu
ORNL zinklesj@ornl.gov

Phone
UT 865-974-4589
ORNL 865-576-5785

Address
UT
306 Pasqua Engineering Building
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-2300

ORNL
Oak Ridge National Lab
PO Box 2008 MS-6133
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6133