The committee was established in 2008 to help advise the department on the development and administration of efforts related to making the US nuclear industry more competitive.
“Maintaining US leadership in the nuclear industry is critical to our country’s economic vitality and to global efforts to combat climate change,” said Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker. “[The committee] is a valuable mechanism for private sector representatives to contribute to policy discussions and work with government leaders to create the conditions that will strengthen US competitiveness in this sector.”
As president and CEO of Analysis and Measurement Services Corporation, Hashemian heads a globally recognized leader in nuclear energy and safety. In fact, AMS has established a connection in every nuclear plant in the United States as well as in several other countries.
It is only the most recent honor for Hashemian, who in the past few months has also been named a fellow of the American Nuclear Society and the recipient of the Dougherty Award from UT’s Tickle College of Engineering.
A full release from the Department of Commerce can be seen here.
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