Paul Ebel joins CITS research staff
Nuclear security expert and trainer Paul Ebel has formally joined CITS as a Senior Research Associate. After a tour of duty in the U.S. Navy as a Lieutenant Commander and Chief Engineering Officer of a nuclear attack submarine, Paul developed technical training programs for the Allied-General Nuclear Services facility in Barnwell, South Carolina from 1972 to 1983. He was then named Director of the Safeguards Division and an advisor to the IAEA and U.S. agencies on safeguards and a variety of nuclear-related training programs. Since 1983, Paul has served as the Vice President of BE Inc., consulting and developing training courses for countless U.S. government agencies, nuclear facilities, and international delegations. Among other areas, Ebel’s work has focused on courses and related training with the International Atomic Energy Agency, inspections on containment and surveillance, and safeguards training programs for U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission inspectors and the staff of a nuclear fuel reprocessing plant. After years of consulting with the Center on nuclear security and related issues, and contributing to multiple papers and training programs conducted by the Center, we are pleased to welcome Mr. Ebel as a permanent addition to the CITS research team.