Anna Erickson

Adjunct Professor
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Anna Erickson is a leader of Advanced Laboratory for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Safety and an assistant professor of Nuclear & Radiological Engineering in the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech. She received her MS and PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she was a NNSA’s Stewardship Science Graduate Fellow. Prior to her position at Georgia Tech, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the Advanced Detectors Group at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.  Dr. Erickson's research focuses on advanced nuclear reactor design and nuclear security and nonproliferation, connected by the current need for proliferation-resistant nuclear power. Her group is involved in large-array imaging applications for homeland security, antineutrino detection and nuclearized robotics for safety and security applications.



  • Systems Design & Optimization

AE Multidisciplinary Research Areas:

  • Sustainable Transportation and Energy Systems


B.S., Nuclear Engineering, 2006, Oregon State University; M.S., Nuclear Science and Engineering, 2008, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Nuclear Science and Engineering, 2011, Massachusetts Institute of Technology;