Dr. Peter S. Winokur, Ph.D.

Former Board Member

Board Member Photo

Dr. Peter S. Winokur of Maryland was appointed a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board on October 23, 2006. He was appointed by President Obama as the Board’s third Chairman on March 19, 2010, and continued to serve as Chairman until his retirement on January 3, 2015. Dr. Winokur has more than 40 years of experience as a scientist and engineer in the field of radiation effects science, technology, and hardness assurance in support of military and space systems. A Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and the American Physical Society, he was selected as one of the most highly cited researchers in Engineering by the Institute for Scientific Information, which lists the 250 most highly cited researchers in the world in given scientific fields.