Victor Ibarra, Jr. is an Analyst for the Nuclear Innovation Alliance (NIA), where he works on various nuclear innovation projects and leads research and advocacy related to state-level advanced reactor policy and legislation.
Before joining NIA, Victor worked in radiation safety for the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, TX. He has also worked at NASA, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant. He also has extensive experience in nuclear science and technology policy, having previously served as Chair for the Texas Nuclear Engineering Student Delegation and as a delegate for the U.S. Nuclear Engineering Student Delegation.
Victor received his B.S. in Nuclear Engineering from Texas A&M University and will complete his M.S. in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University in May 2024.
In his spare time, Victor enjoys his spare time working on diversity, equity, and inclusion issues within the energy arena, dancing Ballet Folklórico de Mexico, and rock climbing.