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NFS Leadership - Kenneth R. Givens, PE

Kenneth R. Givens, PE, Director of Engineering

Kenneth R. Givens, PE

Director of Engineering

Kenneth R. Givens is Director of Engineering for Nuclear Fuel Services in Erwin, Tennessee.  Givens joined NFS in 2014 with more than 30 years of chemical and nuclear industry experience.  His current assignment supports engineering, configuration management, design, maintenance and facilities support. 

Prior to joining NFS, Givens gained extensive domestic and international experience through various engineering, project management and executive positions held with start-up and Fortune 500 companies, which include Oak Ridge National Laboratory, GE-Hitachi Nuclear Company and Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  Some of his key experience includes: radiochemical plant design and commissioning, NRC Integrated Safety Analysis, program/engineering management for uranium laser enrichment, uranium chemical plant operations, and company start-up to develop cancer treatments using radioimmunotherapeutics.

Givens holds a bachelor of chemical engineering degree from the University of California, San Diego, a masters of chemical engineering degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and has completed coursework for a doctorate in philosophy in engineering management with focus on medical radioisotope manufacturing.  He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the States of Tennessee and North Carolina.  Givens has also filed more than ten patent applications for inventions in the fields of manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and medical devices.