Michael Moorehead

Credentials: Currently Post-doctoral researcher at INL

Position title: Former MADCOR Ph.D. Student (Graduated Oct. 2021)

Email: moorehead2@wisc.edu

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Radiation Resistant High Entropy Alloys for Sodium Fast Reactor fuel cladding applications
Microbeam X-ray Absorption Near-Edge Spectroscopy Study of the Oxidation of Fe and Nb in Zirconium Alloy Oxide Layers
Michael Moorehead

Michael Moorehead is currently a PhD student and an NRC fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison majoring in Nuclear Engineering, where his research is focused on the corrosion mechanics of Zr alloys under irradiation. Michael received his BSE from Arizona State University in Spring 2016 in Materials Science and Engineering, completing his degree in three years.

  1. M. Moorehead, A. Couet, J. Hu, and Z. Cai, “Progressing Zirconium-Alloy Corrosion Models Using Synchrotron XANES,” in Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems – Water Reactors: Volume 2, Portland, OR, 2017, pp. 565-576: Springer International Publishing.