"It’s a real honor to carry on GE’s nearly 60-year tradition of innovative nuclear fuel designs."


MS in Materials Engineering degree


Member of the GE Women’s Network & the Society of Women Engineers at North Carolina State University



  • Nuclear Engineering 
  • New Project Introduction 
  • Quality Assurance 
  • Manufacturing

About Patty

Patty manages the New Product Introduction Program for Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF). She spends her day providing oversight for new product and technology programs and multi-generational portfolio planning for GNF in North America, Europe and Asia. In addition to providing leadership to multi-functional teams, she also leads the execution and growth strategy for all new products and new technologies in the nuclear fuels industry.

Prior to her current position, she served as a quality engineer for 12 years at both GNF and GE Aviation. Before joining GE, she worked as a new product development engineer in the automotive industry for General Motors and as a materials analysis specialist for a variety of industries. 


North Carolina State University
BS and MS, Materials Science & Engineering