Our Team

Dr. Mike Yates

Manager of Projects

Mike has more than 30 years of experience on power industry projects including work on nuclear, gas turbine, and coal projects. He served as the Project Engineer on the Harris 900 MWe nuclear plant and Project Manager on the WPS Project 3 and Waterford III 1100 MWe nuclear plants. He also served as the Manager of Projects for 10 gas turbine power plants producing several thousand megawatts. He worked at General Atomic where he was the cognizant engineer on the protection system and project engineer for the high temperature gas cooled reactor (HTGR) program. He led the testing group on the thermionic reactor project, a nuclear space power project. He was a Vice President of both Ebasco Services and Fluor Corporation.

Additional Titles & Accolades

University of Illinois Urbana BS Engineering Physics, University of California Berkeley PhD Nuclear Engineering, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School Executive Management Program, Professional Engineer in New York, North Carolina and multiple other states.