Joint Appointees

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Joint Appointees

The following table provides a current list of both inbound appointees – university staff who have a joint appointment agreement with INL, and outbound appointees – INL staff who have an agreement with a university. For more information about the program and recent news involving our appointees, visit the Joint Appointment homepage.

Current Partner Institutions

  • American University
  • Boise State University
  • Idaho State University
  • Indiana University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Mississippi State University
  • Montana State University
  • North Carolina State University
  • The Ohio State University
  • Oregon State University
  • Penn State University
  • Purdue University
  • Texas A&M University


  • University at Buffalo
  • University of Florid
  • University of Houston
  • University of Idaho
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
  • University of Utah
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • University of Wyoming
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Virginia Tech

Current Joint Appointees

UniversityJoint AppointeeINL Sponsor
American UniversityBurley, DianaNational & Homeland Security
Boise State UniversityEstrada, DavidEnergy & Environment Science & Technology
Boise State UniversityJaques, BrianMaterials & Fuels Complex
Boise State UniversityLoo, Sin MingNational & Homeland Security
Idaho State UniversityLeibrock, LarryNational & Homeland Security
Idaho State UniversityLampe, BenNational & Homeland Security
Idaho State UniversityPope, ChadEnvironment Safety Health & Quality
Idaho State UniversityMashal, MustafaCenter for Advanced Energy Studies
Idaho State UniversityStailey, Shane*National & Homeland Security
Idaho State UniversityZarzana, Chris*National & Homeland Security
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyShort, MikeNuclear Science & Technology
Montana State UniversityIzurieta, Clemete (Clem)National & Homeland Security
Montana State UniversityMorrow, JayneNational & Homeland Security
North Carolina State UniversityBeeler, BenNuclear Science & Technology
North Carolina State UniversityJones, DanielaEnergy & Environment Science & Technology
North Carolina State UniversityOugouag, Abderaffi*Nuclear Science & Technology
North Carolina State UniversitySchunert, SebastianNuclear Science & Technology
The Ohio State UniversityShannon, GregOutgoing JA (N&HS)
Texas A&M UniversityHamilton, DrewNational & Homeland Security
University of California BerkeleyHosemann, PeterIncoming JA (MFC)
University at BuffaloWhittaker, AndrewNuclear Science & Technology
University of FloridaAitkaliyeva, AsselNuclear Science & Technology
University of FloridaTonks, MichaelNuclear Science & Technology
University of HoustonConklin, ArtNational & Homeland Security
University of IdahoHaney, MichaelNational & Homeland Security
University of IdahoJohnson, BrianNational & Homeland Security
University of IdahoRiddle, Cathy*Nuclear Science & Technology
University of IdahoRoberson, DakotaNational & Homeland Security
University of IdahoRussell, JohnCenter for Advanced Energy Studies
University of IdahoSmith, RobertEnergy & Environment Science & Technology
University of IdahoTudor, Zach*National & Homeland Security
University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignNicol, DavidNational & Homeland Security
University of PittsburghChen, KevinNational & Homeland Security
University of Texas at San AntonioDietrich, GlennNational & Homeland Security
University of Texas at San AntonioBeebe, NicoleNational & Homeland Security
University of Wisconsin-MadisonZhang, YongfengNuclear Science & Technology
University of WyomingBorowczak, MikeNational & Homeland Security
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityCarasik, LaneIncoming JA (NS&T)
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityManic, MilosNational & Homeland Security

*Denotes outgoing Joint Appointment

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