Eric Van Abel
United States of America
Mr. Van Abel is Vice President, Engineering of SHINE and has been with SHINE since 2011. He leads the overall engineering effort for SHINE’s construction of the medical isotope facility in Janesville, WI. Before his current role, Mr. Van Abel served as the design lead for the subcritical fission systems that generate the medical isotopes, then managed the design of the irradiation facility and associated systems, and then subsequently served as the engineering design manager for the entire project, including irradiation and chemical processing of isotopes. Before joining SHINE, Mr. Van Abel worked in nuclear reactor safety for Dominion Energy at the Kewaunee nuclear power plant and helped to ensure safe and reliable nuclear power plant operation. Mr. Van Abel holds M.S. and B.S. degrees in nuclear engineering from UW-Madison, where he graduated with highest distinction.