Manu Sivaraman
VP of Nuclear Projects, Tennessee Valley Authority


Dissertation: Operational Team Leader Behaviors in a High Reliability-Risk Technical Environment: Analysis of Critical Incidents

Manu Srini Sivaraman is the Assistant Operations Manager of the Operations Department and senior license holder at the Susquehanna nuclear facility. Governing all licensee based decisions at the plant, he is responsible for departmental strategy and vision implementation for over 120 personnel in a facility that generates over 2500 megawatts of electricity for the Northeastern U.S. With 17 years of plant management experience, including the US Navy Nuclear Propulsion program, he is a qualified power plant engineer and achieved a Senior Reactor Operator license from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. As an Operations Outage Manager, he led/resourced operations activities for a $52 million outage over 40 days. Prior to his current role, he was a Shift Manager/Emergency Director, where he was responsible for nuclear safety and reliable/economic plant operation.

Manu received a BS in Nuclear Engineering Technology, a DBA from the Fox School of Business, and an MBA in Management from Excelsior College in Albany, NY.