Mitchell Atlas Engineering for fun and profit


Mitchell H. Atlas


EIT-certified nuclear engineer with extensive chemical engineering / physics background, broad CS/IT experience, and upper-intermediate Japanese language skills (reading, writing, listening, speaking).

Work Experience

Exelon Nuclear, May 2015 - Present

NSSS Systems Engineer

Noah Precision, LLC, Summer 2011

  • R&D Engineering Internship
  • Tested performance characteristics of Peltier elements for use in industrial chillers

Abarbanel Group, UCSD, Summer 2008

  • Summer Research Internship
  • Learned to solve non-linear equations for dynamical systems using MATLAB

Local Computer Consulting Service, 2004 - 2009

  • Carlsbad, CA
  • Founded and ran startup business focusing on computer education and technical support in my local community


The University of Tokyo, September 2014

  • Master of Engineering: Nuclear Engineering and Management
  • Course GPA: 3.97
  • Thesis Title: Quantitative Modelling of DNA Mutation Induction at Low Doses and Dose Rates

University of California, Berkeley, May 2012

  • Bachelor of Science: Chemical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering
  • Minor: Physics
  • Course GPA: 3.09
  • Senior Design Project: Tritium Management Approach for FHRs Using Supercritical Steam, Open-Air Brayton, and Closed Gas Brayton Power Cycles


Engineer-in-Training Certification, State of California, January 2015

Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) N2, December 2013

  • Standardized test to evaluate and certify Japanese language proficiency for non-native speakers
  • Covers language knowledge, reading ability, and listening ability
  • N2 level corresponds to the ability to understand Japanese used in everyday situations, and in a variety of circumstances to a certain degree

CompTIA A+ (IT Technician), July 2009

  • The A+ certification demonstrates competency as a computer technician
  • Covers maintenance of PCs, mobile devices, laptops, operating systems and printers

Group Membership

Member, Japan Health Physics Society Student Association, 2012 - 2014

  • Scientific organization dedicated to promoting research and development on health physics and to communicating the practices of radiation protection to society

University of California Ballroom Dancers, 2008 - 2011

Social Dancesport Coordinator, 2009 - 2010

  • Scheduled and supervised weekly social ballroom dance course for members of the local community

Honors & Awards

Monbukagakusho Scholarship, October 2012 - September 2014

  • Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
  • Scholarship for international students covering full tuition and living expenses for study at a Japanese university

Computer Skills

Programming Languages & Software

  • Simulink
  • MCNP
  • Python
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • HTML
  • CSS

Operating Systems

  • Windows
  • Linux

Work Authorization

  • US Citizenship