Position title: Fomer Undergraduate Student (Jan. 2016 - Sept. 2017)
Kyle Krcmar is currently a senior studying nuclear engineering here at University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was the past governor of American Nuclear Society local chapter in Madison. He is working under the supervision of Assistant Professor Adrien Couet. They are studying pickup and corrosion of nuclear fuel cladding in service and accidental conditions and on the effects of electromagnetic waves and nuclear radiation on nuclear materials corrosion mechanisms. He has performed an experiment on the effect of UV radiation on electrochemical cells at room temperature and presented this work at the 2017 American Nuclear Society Student Conference. He has also traveled to Argonne National Laboratory to aid with an experiment using the Advanced Photon Source.