DCISC Consultant R. Ferman Wardell
R. Ferman Wardell, a Registered Professional Engineer, holds both Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Nuclear Engineering from North Carolina State University. He is a 40-year veteran of the nuclear power industry, having been directly involved in design, quality assurance, operation and nuclear safety oversight activities for Duke Energy Corporation’s seven nuclear units. He was formerly Executive Assistant to the Chairman and CEO at Duke Energy. Mr. Wardell has been a Consultant to the DCISC since 1992. In this capacity he participates in technical and programmatic reviews of the safety of Diablo Canyon nuclear operations, DCISC Public Meetings, and development of the DCISC Fact-finding Reports and Annual Reports. Mr. Wardell also serves as nuclear consultant to the minority owner of the North Anna Power Station, a nuclear plant in Virginia.