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Heather Connaway



Heather currently works at X-energy as Lead, Microreactor Module, in the Government R&D Division. In this role, she coordinates the multidisciplinary engineering team performing reactor design for X-energy’s transportable microreactor technology. Prior to joining X-energy, she spent a decade at Argonne National Laboratory, where she was the manager of multimillion-dollar programs related to reactor design, software development, and fuel development and testing. Heather holds an M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B.S. from the University of Florida, both in Nuclear Engineering.