Chantell Murphy (she/her) is a Program Manager for Nonproliferation and Arms Control R&D at Y-12 National Security Complex, where she works on the ethics of emerging technologies, nuclear verification, and international nuclear safeguards. She is also busy researching sustainable diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility solutions for the DOE/NNSA complex. Chantell is a nonproliferation expert and has worked at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) at Stanford University, at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), and as a visiting scientist at the Forschungszentrum Jülich in Germany.
Dr. Murphy recently founded an environmental company called Atomsphere, which aims to build a bridge between outdoor adventurers and the nuclear community by raising awareness about the impacts of all things nuclear on nature. Chantell loves rock climbing and skiing and has a PhD in nuclear engineering from the University of New Mexico, an MS in health physics from Georgetown University, and a BS in physics from Florida State University.