Los Alamos National Laboratory
Dr. Alexis Trahan is a nuclear engineer with the Safeguards Science and Technology group at Los Alamos National Laboratory. She received her B.S. in nuclear engineering from UC Berkeley in 2011 and her M.S. and Ph.D. in the same field from the University of Michigan in 2012 and 2016 respectively. Alexis works on development of detection instrumentation and analytical methods with an emphasis on neutron detection for international nuclear safeguards and nonproliferation. She is currently developing and testing technologies for used power reactor and research reactor fuel characterization. Alexis manages the Nuclear Compliance Verification and Safeguards Policy portfolios at LANL, and is an adjunct professor with the University of Texas, Austin.