Camille Palmer

Portrait of Camille Palmer.

Camille Palmer

Associate School Head
Associate Professor
Nuclear Science and Engineering

Sch Nuclear Sci & Engr
210 Merryfield
Corvallis, OR 97331
United States

Ph.D. Nuclear and Radiological Engineering, University of Cincinnati (2003)
M.S. Health Physics, University of Cincinnati (1999)
B.S. Radiation Health Physics, Oregon State University (1997)

At Oregon State 2007-2011, 2014-current.

Dr. Camille Palmer is an Associate Professor and the Associate School Head of the School of Nuclear Science and Engineering at Oregon State University. She concurrently serves as the Deputy Director for NNSA's Consortium for Nuclear Forensics.

Her professional focus centers on international nuclear security and nonproliferation, fostering collaborations with colleagues specializing in AI/ML, Cybersecurity, Cryptography, Robotics, and Public Policy. Prior to her academic career, Dr. Palmer contributed as a staff member in both the Thermonuclear Applications and Foreign and Improvised Nuclear Design groups at Los Alamos National Laboratory. She also supported nuclear hardness and survivability of the Minuteman III ground and delivery systems during her tenure as an engineer with Northrop Grumman Corporation.

Dr. Palmer is driven by challenges affecting national security and the global nuclear arena in connection with energy and defense. She holds a position on the Board of Directors at the Foundation for Resilient Societies and is a member of the Executive Committee (EC) within the Nuclear Nonproliferation Policy Division (NNPD) of the American Nuclear Society. Additionally, she serves as an associate editor for the Journal of Critical Infrastructure Policy and plays a proactive role in the Institutes for Nuclear Material Management, contributing as an advisory board member for the Journal of Nuclear Materials Management.